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Police looking for missing 14-year-old boy in Bristol

Jadon Tarr is believed to be within the South Bristol area. Credit: Avon and Somerset Constabulary

Police are appealing for help finding a missing 14-year-old boy in Bristol.

Jadon Tarr is believed to be within the South Bristol area.

He is vulnerable due to his age and Avon and Somerset Police say they have growing concerns for his safety.

Officers are asking anyone who sees Jadon to call 999 or anyone with information on his whereabouts to call 101.


Police appeal for "key witnesses" to alleged Ben Stokes incident

Stokes was arrested last month in Bristol. Credit: PA

Police have renewed their appeal for two men who could be "key witnesses" to an incident in Bristol allegedly involving England cricketer Ben Stokes.

The 26-year-old was arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm after a brawl outside Mbargo nightclub in Clifton nearly a month ago.

He was released under investigation.

Today Avon and Somerset Police released descriptions of two male witnesses they want to trace after the attack.

One of the men we want to trace is described as white, of slim build, 5ft 9ins tall and aged in his early 20s. He had short dark brown hair, was clean shaven and wore a white t-shirt with a sleeveless jumper, jeans and trainers.

The second man is also white, 5ft 9ins tall and aged in his early 20s but is of a slightly larger build. He had short light brown hair, was also clean shaven and wore a long-sleeved round neck t-shirt, dark/black skinny jeans and trainers.

– Avon and Somerset Constabulary

Drug dealers in Somerset jailed for total of more than 72 years

Aaron Manley Geddes was sentenced to eight years in prison. Credit: Avon and Somerset Constabulary

27 drug dealers caught selling heroin and cocaine on the streets of Somerset have been jailed for a combined total of more than 72 years.

Avon and Somerset Police say a series of dawn raids were carried out in July in Bridgwater, Glastonbury and Taunton following a four month investigation into the supply of Class A drugs in the towns.

Among those jailed were Aaron Manley Geddes, 24, from Southampton and Callum Sheppard, 22 from Weston-super-Mare.

Geddes was sentenced to eight years in prison while Sheppard will serve five years and four months.

In addition to those given immediate custodial sentences, 19 other people were given either suspended prison terms or community orders.

We always listen to the concerns of our communities but it can take us some time to develop the intelligence we receive and people shouldn’t assume that because they don’t see immediate results that it isn’t being acted upon.

Some of these dealers targeted some of the most vulnerable people in our communities – using their home as a base, or for transporting drugs. We won’t tolerate this and are working hard to prevent it but we need the public’s help to do this.

– Chief Inspector Lisa Simpson, Avon and Somerset Police


Somerset Police seize £95,000 worth of cannabis

Credit: Avon and Somerset Constabulary

Police have seized £95,000 worth of cannabis in Somerset.

Officers say the class B drugs were found during raids in Cheddar and Wedmore.

Two men, both aged 54, have been arrested and released under investigation.

This was a significant find of class A and B drugs which came as a direct result of an intelligence-led police operation.

We will always act on information about the supply of illegal drugs in our local communities and would encourage people to call us if they have any suspicions or concerns.

– PC Tracey Jones

Police trying to identify man in connection with sexual assault investigation in Weston-super-Mare

A CCTV image of the man Avon and Somerset Police want to speak to. Credit: Avon and Somerset Constabulary

Police are trying to identify a man in connection with a serious sexual assault investigation in Weston-super-Mare.

Avon and Somerset police say a 16-year-old girl was seriously sexually assaulted at a property in the town on Monday night.

Officers say two men, aged 20 and 18, have been arrested in connection with this inquiry and released under investigation.

Police are asking anyone who recognises the man pictured to contact Investigations on 101.

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