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Lorry stolen from industrial Estate in Bridgend

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Police in Bridgend are appealing for information from the public following the theft of a white Daewoo drop-sided lorry from the Village Farm Industrial Estate in Pyle.

The theft occurred sometime between 5.00pm on Tuesday 21st January and 6.30am the following morning.
Entry was gained to the premises by forcing the main gates open. The culprits then stole a part of metal low loader weighing several tons from behind the gate.

After entering the yard the lorry, registration number NX04FLH and with the name Barford on the sides and loaded with a large quantity of steel, was stolen along with four metal gates each 3.5 meters wide and a number of metal box sections.

Maesteg local policing sergeant Mathew Lewis said: “This is a high value theft with several thousand pounds worth of metal being taken along with a valuable lorry.

“We are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed anything suspicious in the area in the hours before the theft or who may have seen this vehicle, with or without its load, at any time to contact the police.”

Anyone with information which may assist the police in their investigation is asked to contact Maesteg police station on 101 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 and quote reference 62140020768.

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Police searching for a missing schoolgirl have found a body in a river.

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Police had launched an appeal to find 11-year-old Ursula Keogh from Halifax, who was last seen on Monday afternoon.

Although formal identification has yet to take place, her family have been told about the discovery of the body in the River Calder at Paris Gates in Halifax.

In a statement, West Yorkshire Police said: “Inquiries will remain ongoing to determine a cause of the death, however, at this stage, it is not believed there are any suspicious circumstances.”

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Dad arrested after Mylee Billingham aged 8 stabbed to death

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Eight-year old Mylee Billingham was stabbed to death in her own home, Her father has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Mylee was found with serious stab injuries and rushed to Hospital, but died a short time later.

Her father Bill Billingham aged 54 is a murder suspect in the case, he has been arrested he remains in a critical condition after attempts failed to take his own life.

Police say they are not looking for anyone else in relation to the murder.

He is under a police guard after he was discovered with a stab wound to his stomach and will have to undergo surgery.

Police officers responding to a domestic incident were called to a house in Brownhills near Walsall in West Mindlands at 9.15pm on Saturday.

 

Her father uploaded a photo of Mylee to his Facebook profile just before emergency services were alerted to the tragedy.

The post was captioned with the words “Pitza on bed Iv Moo x.”

The girl was pictured on her bed smiling with two plates of pizza in front of her, Moments later she was murdered.

A post-mortem examination will take place later to establish the exact cause of Mylee’s death.

West Midlands Police said Billingham is yet to be questioned by officers due to his condition.

 

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Girl aged 8 who was stabbed to death named as Mylee Billingham

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A little girl who was tragically stabbed to death has been named as 8-year-old Mylee Billingham.

Police responded to a domestic related incident near Walsall and sadly discovery Mylee seriously injured.

Despite frantic efforts by police, paramedics and doctors nothing could be done to save Mylee.

Cops immediately arrested a man aged 54 in connection with her murder.

Sadly Mylee was found with life threatening injuries at a property in Brownhills, near Walsall, on Saturday night, and died a short time later in hospital.

West Midlands Police said the man was also taken to hospital with a stab wound to the stomach.

The 54-year-old man who was arrested remains in a “critical” condition and will Be question “in due course” in relation to the murder of 8 year old Mylee.

Officers are not looking for anyone else in connection with Mylee’s death.

Our thoughts are with Mylee’s family and friends at this difficult time.

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