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Police appeal for missing 22-year-old

Luke Rice, 22 Credit: Avon and Somerset Police

Avon and Somerset Police are appealing for the public's help in locating a missing man.

Luke Rice, 22, was last seen at Sainsbury's in Bridgwater at 3pm on February 14.

He is described as white, 5ft 11ins tall, of a thin build and has long brown hair.

He was last seen wearing grey jogging bottoms, a black t-shirt with a white logo, black zip up jumper and black shoes.

If you see Luke, please don't approach him just call 101 and quote reference number 5217035307.


Police appeal for witnesses to serious sexual assault of woman in Bridgwater

Police are appealing for witnesses after a serious sexual assault in Bridgwater. Credit: PA Images

Police are appealing for witnesses after a serious sexual assault in Bridgwater on Friday night.

The incident took place shortly before midnight close to a block of garages off Silver Street.

A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and has since been released on bail.

Detective Nick Riley from Avon & Somerset Police said:

We would like to speak to anyone who might have information on this incident but, specifically, a woman who was walking along Silver Street close to the time of the incident.

It is possible people in the area didn’t realise the significance of what they might have seen. Any information, no matter how minor it may appear, could be crucial to our investigation.

Anyone with information should call us now on 101 and quote crime reference number 5216279416.

– Det. Nick Riley, Avon & Somerset


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