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Child sex offender found

A Weymouth man wanted for breaching his licence conditions has been found.

David Chadwick, 58 and of Weymouth, was convicted of sexual offences against children in 2013.

He had been wanted by Dorset Police since Wednesday 10 and had travelled around Dorset before leaving the county.

DI Joe Williams, of Dorset Police, said: “Earlier this evening, Saturday 13 February 2016, David Chadwick presented himself to police officers working in Lowestoft, Sussex. He will be immediately recalled to prison.

“I would like to thank members of the public, as well as the media, for their assistance in this investigation.”


Tugs on standby as massive container ship runs aground on Bramble Bank in The Solent

A giant container ship has run aground on the notorious Bramble Bank in The Solent. The Apl Vanda is a Singapore-registered container ship that is nearly 370 metres long and 51 metres wide, it's tonnage is put at at more than 150,000. It's thought to have run aground while trying to turn across the busy waterway between Cowes, Isle of Wight and Southampton Water. Tugs are on standby to try and help the ship get afloat at high tide.

The ship was launched in 2013 and is believed to have sailed to Southampton from France.

Missing child sex offender now thought to be in Norwich

Detectives searching for a wanted Dorset man believe that he travelled to Brockenhurst, in the New Forest, before possibly heading toward Norwich.

Officers are reminding members of public not to approach the man, but instead call police on 999.

David Chadwick, 58 and of Weymouth, was recently released from prison, having been convicted of sexual offences against children in 2013.

After breaching his licence conditions on Wednesday 10 February 2016 he is wanted by the police.

Detective Inspector Joe Williams, said: “The search for David Chadwick is ongoing with officers following numerous lines of enquiries, including house-to-house checks and examination of CCTV.

“We now believe that Chadwick boarded a train at Wareham railway station on Wednesday afternoon and arrived in Brockenhurst, in Hampshire, at around 4.45pm. It is suspected that he may have then boarded a further train on Thursday 11 February 2016 with the intention of travelling to Norwich.

New public events on HS2

Hundreds of people living in Buckinghamshire have packed the first of a new series of public events to update them on High Speed 2.

The £55b project will run through Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire. The company says those impacted should get the chance to meet builders face-to-face.

Mike Pearse reports.


Shocking CCTV shows friends mowed down outside nightclub

Shocking CCTV footage shows the moment when a group of friends were run over outside a nightclub in Southampton.

The driver -Mahibur Rahman - is seen driving into the group as they talk outside the 90 degrees club along Carlton Place in Southampton.

Seven people, including a member of door staff, sustained life-changing injuries during the crash in March.

Mr Rahman was jailed for six years at Southampton Crown Court.

Man left blind in one eye after attack outside casino

A man has been left blind in one eye after an attack outside a casino in Reading.

The 33-year-old and two friends were assaulted by a group of men they had met at Grosvenor Casino. Police have released CCTV images of a man they want to speak to about the incident.

The victim and his two friends had been at the casino in Basingstoke Road between 1am and 3.30am on Saturday December 19th. They had spoken to a group of men on a smoking terrace and were attacked after leaving the casino as they walked through a car park.

Police want to speak to this man in connection with an assault Credit: Thames Valley Police

"I would appeal to the man in the CCTV images or anyone who knows him to contact police, as we believe he may have vital information about the incident."

– Detective Constable Holly Stothard
Police want to speak to this man in connection with an assault Credit: Thames Valley Police

Four men from Berkshire have been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm. Two men aged 25 and 26 from Caversham, a 41-year-old man from Earley and a 28-year-old man from Shinfield were detained on December 22nd.

They were released on police bail until April 2nd.

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