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Police appeal for missing Hampshire man

Police are appealing for help in finding Ovidijus Aukselis from Southampton.

The 22-year-old and was last seen last at 6am last Friday (July 15), at his home in Arnold Road.

He has not been in contact with family or friends since and this is very out of character for him.

Police have been and are continuing to carry out extensive enquiries to locate him.

Ovidijus is described as:

  • White
  • Mousey-blonde hair
  • blue/green eyes
  • 6 ft tall
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"We really concerned about Ovidijus' welfare.

"This is very out of character, his friends and family are terribly worried about him.

"Have you seen a man matching this description recently? Do you know where he is or been in touch with him? Please contact us immediately.

"Ovidijus, if you are reading this, you’re not in any trouble. Please get in touch with someone and let them know you are ok."

– Detective Inspector Toby Elcock


Commuters again facing rail delays because of heat

Rail passengers heading home to the Thames Valley tonight face delays and cancelled trains again because of the heat.

These are the signs greeting thousands of passengers at Paddington this evening.

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Great Western Railway has announced there will be some alterations to its services in and out of London this afternoon because of high track temperatures.

This evening, services between London Paddington and Henley-on-Thames will only operate between Twyford and Henley-on-Thames. And services between London Paddington and Marlow/Bourne Endwill will only operate between Maidenhead and Marlow/Bourne End.

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South West Trains currently has speed restrictions on various lines out of London Waterloo for the same reason.


Man charged over death of cyclist hit by lorry

The road was shut for more than seven hours while police investigated Barbara Phipps' death

A man has been charged in connection with the death of a cyclist, who was hit by a lorry in Teynham in February.

Barbara Phipps, 73, from Lynsted died in the collision which took place on the A2 London Road on Saturday 13 February.

William Magee, 58, of Readers Court in Chelmsford, Essex, has now been charged with causing death by dangerous driving and failing to stop.

He has been bailed to appear before Maidstone magistrates on Friday 26 August 2016.

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