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Flamborough helicopter crash victims named

The two men who died in the helicopter crash off the coast of Flamborough in East Yorkshire have now been officially named.

Captain Briain Bridgman Credit: Humerbside police

The pilot was 58-year-old Captain Brian Bridgman from Canterbury in Kent and the passenger was John Stephen Kent, aged 50, from Romford in Essex. The investigation into the incident which resulted in the aircraft crashing into the sea is being led by the Air Accident Investigation Branch.

John Stephen Kent Credit: Humberside Police


Boy approached by man in car in Dorset

Detectives are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after a boy was approached by a man in a car in Sturminster Newton.

The incident happened at around 5.15pm on Wednesday 17 September 2014 at the base of Rabin Hill.

A car, described as an orange Ford Fiesta or Focus, pulled up next to the 9-year-old local boy and the male driver ask him whether he wanted to get in the car. The boy declined and walked away. The man then drove off.

The driver was described as white, in his mid-twenties, of skinny build with brown hair and a beard. He was wearing a black sweat shirt.

No arrests have been made.

"We are investigating the incident. Witnesses and anyone with information about the incident should contact Dorset Police. I would like to remind parents and children to be vigilant and to report any concerns to the police on 101.”

– Detective Constable Tony O’Connell, of Western CID


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