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Have you seen missing teenager Jack Parfitt?

Have you seen Jack Parfitt? Credit: Wiltshire Police

Wiltshire Police are appealing for information as to the whereabouts of missing teenager.

Jack Parfitt is 15 years old and lives in Plymouth; he was last seen on Wednesday 17 August 2016.

It's believed he has returned to Swindon to see family and friends.

He was wearing cream tracksuit bottoms and a black t-shirt the last time he was seen.

If anyone has seen Jack or knows of his whereabouts; please call police on 101 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


CCTV released after armed robbery in Swindon

Do you recognises these people? Credit: Wiltshire Police

Wiltshire Police have released photographs of two people they would like to speak to in relation to an armed robbery in Swindon, where a shop assistant was hit on the head with what's thought to be a hand gun.

It happened on the J B Retail shop in Milton Road.

Credit: Wiltshire Police

We would like to speak to the two in these CCTV images in relation to this incident.

If you recognise them or can help in anyway with our enquiries please contact me.

– Det Con Jared Yalden

If you can help please contact DC Jared Yalden on 101 or anonymously, via Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.

Thieves steal tens of thousands of pounds of slippers

Police are appealing for information after thieves broke into a factory and stole distinctive slippers worth tens of thousands.

A few hundred boxes of the high-value, distinctive, slippers were stolen from the facility in Swindon - costing the company tens of thousands of pounds.

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They were taken from a factory in the Groundwell Industrial Estate at some point overnight, possibly between 4am and 6.30am on August 26.

It's thought the offender, or offenders, gained entry to the site by breaking through a metal fence and forcing a stock room door - before potentially using a van to transport the items.

Credit: Wiltshire Police

We would urge people to take a look at the photographs and keep an eye out for them for sale.

These types of slippers are only sold through the main Mahabis dealer website, so any found on third party sites such as Facebook, Gumtree, Trade-It, Amazon or eBay are unlikely to be genuine or may be stolen goods.

– PC Barlow, Swindon police

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Barlow at Gablecross Police Station on 101, or alternatively information can be left anonymously by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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Vulnerable pensioner missing from Swindon

A 71-year-old man has gone missing from Swindon.

Francis 'Ted' Harrison was last seen around 10.30am today - August 25 - at his home in Freshbrook.

He is considered vulnerable and has medical conditions.

Francis disappeared from him home Credit: Wiltshire Police

He has recently gone missing before but was found in the Avon and Somerset area.

He is 5' 6" tall, of stocky build, thick, mousy coloured hair and has a scar on his right cheek. He was last seen wearing a polo shirt and jogging bottoms.

If anyone knows of Francis' whereabouts or recognises his description, they are asked to contact Wiltshire Police on 101.


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