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Police concerns for vulnerable woman who may need medical attention

Jennie was caught on camera leaving the Royal Berkshire Hospital Credit: Thames Valley Police

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses to help find a missing woman who left a hospital in Berkshire earlier today.

Jennie Sorensen, aged 44, who is from Wiltshire but was visiting family in Berkshire, was admitted to the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, this morning where she was due to be assessed.

However, she later discharged herself and was last sighted at around 12.03pm in Craven Road, Reading, in the direction of London Road.

She is white, of small build, 5ft 6ins, with short brown curly hair. She is wearing a black dress and possibly pink shoes with a yellow headscarf.

Thames Valley Police is concerned for Jennie’s welfare as she is particularly vulnerable and may need urgent medical attention.

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37 year old arrested after teenager raped in car park

The attack is alleged to have happened at the Granville Street carpark Credit: Google images

A 37-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of raping a woman in a car park in Swindon.

The attack was reported to have taken place in Granville Street car park between midnight and 01:15 on Sunday morning.

Wiltshire Police said the 18-year-old victim was left "extremely distressed" by the incident.

A spokesman for the force said the man arrested was in custody and that officers would like anyone with information to contact them.

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Coldplay donate £10 000 to quadruple amputee

Alex with his son Sam Credit: Alex Lewis

Coldplay singer Chris Martin was so moved by the plight of Hampshire father Alex Lewis that he's donated £10 000 to his charitable trust.

Alex, from Stockbridge in Hampshire lost his limbs to a rare infection which almost killed him, but his resilience has proved an inspiration to many.

The singer said Alex's response to the streptococcal toxic shock syndrome had renewed his "faith in life".

The Coldplay frontman sent a personal message to Alex along with the generous donation. Credit: PA

The Alex Lewis Trust was set up to help other amputees. Mr Martin said in a personal letter to Mr Lewis, that he "wanted to say how incredible your approach to life is and inspiring"

You can read more about Alex's incredible story, and his Trust, here

Alex's story has been inspirational to many Credit: ITV

E-fit issued after sexual assault on 14 year old girl

Do you recognise this man? Credit: Kent Police

Police have released an e-fit image of a man they would like to speak to in relation to a sexual assault on a 14 year old girl.

The incident is reported to have occurred at around 4.30pm on 21 April 2015 in the area of Canterbury Street, Gillingham.

The teenage girl was walking home when she was approached by a man. It is reported that he sexually assaulted her. After the assault he apologised and ran down a nearby alleyway.

The suspect is described as being:

  • A white male
  • Aged between 16 and 18
  • Of slim build
  • With short dark hair
  • Around 5'8" tall
  • Wearing a dirty grey tracksuit

"This is a brazen assault which took place in the middle of the afternoon on a busy road in Gillingham. If anyone can help us with our enquiries, please come forward."

– DC Jonathan Pearce, Investigating officer

If anyone can help police with their investigation, please contact detectives on 01474 330527 quoting reference XY/13735/15.

22 year old man killed in collision on country road

Police say the victim was a 22 year old man Credit: ITV Meridian

Hampshire Police have confirmed that a 22-year old man has died following a collision between two vehicles on the A339 near Highclere this morning.

The incident happened just before 7.16am when a Ford Fiesta collided with a Vauxhall Antara.

A 56-year-old man remains in hospital receiving treatment for leg injuries.

Next of kin have been informed. Police will not be releasing the name of the deceased until formal identifcation procedures have taken place.

Police are advising motorists that road closures and diversions remain in place and to avoid the area if possible.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, or has any information, is asked to call police on 101 quoting Operation Glatton.

The accident happened on the A339 near Highclere Credit: Google images

Cunard captains muster for anniversary celebrations

Cunard captains gather next to the funnel of Queen Mary 2 Credit: James Morgan/Cunard

The Masters of Cunard’s three ship fleet mustered by the funnel of flagship Queen Mary 2 ahead of the spectacular sail away this afternoon to mark the start of the celebrations for Cunard’s 175th anniversary year.

The Three Queens - Queen Elizabeth, Queen Victoria and Queen Mary 2 returned from their World Cruises today, arriving into Southampton in the early morning.

After a rare opportunity for the three Captains to meet up together on the same vessel, the masters will take command of their respective ships and for the first time the fleet will sail together in daylight from Cunard’s homeport of Southampton led by Queen Mary 2.

Commodore Christopher Rynd, Master of Queen Victoria, is joined on the distinctive red funnel that characterises all three ships by Captain Chris Wells, Master of Queen Mary 2 and Captain Inger Klein Thorhauge, Master of Queen Elizabeth and Cunard’s first ever female Captain.

It was a rare chance for the three Masters to meet Credit: James Morgan/Cunard

“This is the first time that the Cunard ships have been in Southampton since they set off on their World Cruises in January, so it’s great to have the opportunity to meet with my fellow Captains. We rarely get together in this way, and it’s only the fourth time ever that these Three Queens have gathered here in Southampton.

“Today is a special day for Cunard, as the 175 anniversary celebrations are initiated here in our homeport. We are looking forward to sailing the Three Queens out from Southampton this afternoon in special formation and adding a little bit more history to the Cunard story.”

– Commodore Christopher Rynd
The three ships will leave Southampton together later today Credit: James Morgan/Cunard
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