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Police looking for 'good Samaritan' who helped get woman to safety

The incident took place near Clifton Suspension Bridge Credit: ITV West Country

Avon and Somerset Police are trying to identify a good Samaritan who helped a woman to safety from a cliff edge.

A police officer who was handling the incident near Clifton Suspension Bridge says the young man climbed over the fence (of his own accord) and assisted with getting the woman to safety.

After the woman had been left in ambulance care, the police officer didn't get the man's name.

Police are now asking the man to come forward so they can thank him for his actions.

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M4 motorist who died after driving the wrong way is named

Anouska Paterson died in a collision on the M4. Credit: Google maps

A motorist who died after driving the wrong way on the M4 motorway has been named.

41-year-old Anouska Paterson, from Lydbrook in Gloucestershire, died in a collision, between junctions 17 and 16 eastbound, on Sunday 27 August.

Wiltshire Police are still appealing for witnesses, including anyone who may have dash cam footage of a black Audi A3 being driven on the eastbound carriageway before the collision.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the police on 101, asking to speak to PC Jay Clifton, of the Roads Policing Unit, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


Weston-super-Mare man wanted in connection with burglary

2-year-old Michael Anthony Ruff from Weston-super-Mare. Credit: Avon & Somerset Constabulary

Avon and Somerset Police are searching for a man from Weston-super-Mare in connection with a burglary.

52-year-old Michael Anthony Ruff, who is commonly known as 'Micky', is described as white, 5 feet 5 inches, of proportionate build and balding, with green eyes.

The aggravated burglary happened on Gillmore Road on Friday afternoon, 25 August, in which a teenage boy was threatened.

Anyone who sees Michael Ruff is advised not to approach him, but to call 999 immediately, quoting reference number 5217194882. Anyone with any information is also asked to get in touch with the police.

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