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PD Spider and PC Sewell 100 arrests in 12 months.

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PC Liam Sewell, who has been a police officer for eleven years, and police dog Spider, reached the milestone in mid October.

Spider, a five-year-old German Shepherd, came to the force from North Yorkshire Police and has worked with PC Sewell ever since his arrival.

Along with tracking down suspects, Spider is often needed to track for missing people, clothing or other items which need to be traced. He can also be called upon if needed at incidents where firearms or other weapons are believed to be involved.

In October 2012, Spider and PC Sewell were called to assist officers searching for a man who had assaulted a taxi driver and robbed him at knife point in Middlesbrough. Liam Bishop made off from police following the incident in Beechwood and was tracked down and arrested by Spider and PC Sewell. Bishop was later sentenced to seven years imprisonment at Teesside Crown Court.

PC Sewell and Spider attended a report of two men disturbed cutting cable at the North Tees Terminal in Port Clarence in November last year. They arrived at the scene some 45 minutes after the suspects had made off from security on site. Spider was tasked to track for the suspects and he took PC Sewell through the site, tracking for approximately one-and-a-half miles. He then found the two men hiding under a pipe in a culvert. Spider detained one of the men and the other then duly gave himself up.

Inspector Mick Jackson said: “I am extremely pleased with the amazing contribution that both Spider and PC Sewell have made towards policing in the last twelve months. They are an excellent team and have shown great dedication and enthusiasm in their roles.”

PC Liam Sewell said: “I really enjoy working with Spider. He is like part of the family. He’s a very courageous dog that has a great drive to come to work. He has never let me down and we have developed a really good bond.”

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Two people charged after brothers killed in Hit and Run

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Two people have been charged over the deaths of two young brothers killed in a hit-and-run collision in Coventry.

Two brothers who were tragically killed after a hit and run in Coventry have been named as Casper and Corey Platt-May aged two and six.

Police confirmed the death of the boys after being hit by a car in the Stoke area of the at 2pm on Thursday.

Both boys died after being rushed to the hospital, located near to the scene was a black Ford Focus with a smashed front windscreen and front right side.

The car was abandoned, officers quickly worked to locate any possible driver for the car and arrested a 53-year-old man and a 41-year-old woman who are both being held on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and drink driving and have now been charged by the crown.

Robert Brown, 53, and Gwendoline Harrison, 41, are charged under joint enterprise of two counts of causing death by dangerous driving, West Midlands Police said.

Brown, of Attwood Crescent, Wyken, is also charged with driving while disqualified, no insurance and otherwise than in accordance with a licence, while Harrison, of Triumph Close,Wyken, faces a common assault allegation.

They will appear at Coventry Magistrates Court, sitting at Leamington Justice Centre, on Saturday morning.

Both boys were rushed to the local hospital with critical injuries, Sadly Casper aged could not be revived and died Emergency teams rushed Corey into surgery and did everything within their power during surgery to save his life. Sadly a short time later he died.

Both boys were with their mother at the time of the collision, but she was not injured.

Family and Friends have now launched a fundraising page to support the parents of Casper and Corey, Donations have already reached £3k.

Investigating Detective Sergeant Paul Hughes said: “Several witnesses have come forward and I am grateful to everyone who has spoken to us.

“Specialist family liaison officers are with the family, who are understandably distraught, and they are being kept fully updated.

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Police warning after fraudsters launch fake fundraising page for tragic six-year-old Daisy Dymyd

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A Fake fundraising page has been set up in the name of six-year-old Daisy Dymyd who died.

The fraudulent profile is claiming to be raising money for the funeral of Daisy.

Daisy Dymyd was found unresponsive at her home in Tuxford, Nottinghamshire on Monday and was pronounced dead after being airlifted to Sheffield Children’s Hospital.

Nottinghamshire Police have now issued a warning after a user claiming to be Daisy’s uncle launched a fake JustGiving page, raising £140 before it was reported by her family themselves.

A spokeswoman said the family had not been raising money, and said officers were working to get the account removed.

In a tweet posted on Friday, the force urged people not to donate.

Daisy’s family have said she was our “happy little girl”

“Our beautiful daughter was the centre of our world and we can’t believe she’s gone,” they said.

“She will be so missed by everyone that knew her. She was a such a happy little girl who lit up our lives and made the world brighter.”

Police have made no arrests in relation to her death or the Just Giving Page.

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Two Brothers killed hit-and-run named as Casper and Corey Platt-May

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Two brothers who were tragically killed after a hit and run in Coventry have been named as Casper and Corey Platt-May aged two and six.

Police confirmed the death of the boys after being hit by a car in the Stoke area of the at 2pm on Thursday.

Both boys died after being rushed to the hospital, located near to the scene was a black Ford Focus with a smashed front windscreen and front right side.

The car was abandoned, officers quickly worked to locate any possible driver for the car and arrested a 53-year-old man and a 41-year-old woman who are both being held on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and drink driving.

Both boys were rushed to the local hospital with critical injuries, Sadly Casper aged could not be revived and died Emergency teams rushed Corey into surgery and did everything within their power during surgery to save his life. Sadly a short time later he died.

Both boys were with their mother at the time of the collision, but she was not injured.
Family and Friends have now launched a fundraising page to support the parents of Casper and Corey, Donations have already reached £3k.

Investigating Detective Sergeant Paul Hughes said: “Several witnesses have come forward and I am grateful to everyone who has spoken to us.

“Specialist family liaison officers are with the family, who are understandably distraught, and they are being kept fully updated.

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