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Police requesting help to find missing 91 year old missing after bus trip Swanage

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Police are calling for the public’s help this morning to find a 91-year-old Swanage man who has gone missing after a trip on the bus.
James MacDonald left an address in Queen’s Road at around 1.30pm yesterday – Sunday 1 May 2016 – to catch a bus from Swanage. 
He was expected home by around 8.30pm but he has failed to return. He was reported missing just after midnight today, Monday 2 May.
James is white and wears glasses. He was wearing a dark suit and light-coloured flat cap. He is slightly deaf but does not wear a hearing aid and speaks with a strong Scottish accent.
Searches have been carried out overnight at local bus stations and in the Swanage area. These are continuing this morning.
Chief Inspector Stewart Dipple, of Dorset Police, said: “James is fit for his age and enjoys catching the bus, often into Bournemouth or Poole. We don’t know where he went yesterday but he was expected to have returned home by around 8.30pm last night but no one has seen him since.
“James has never gone missing before and we are very worried about him. His family say he can sometimes become confused with bus timetables and will sit in the station or at bus stops waiting for the next bus to arrive.
“James might have missed the bus home and might have taken shelter somewhere overnight. We are issuing a photo in the hope that someone might have seen him or a man matching his description and can tell us where he is.
“If James sees this message, I would urge him to please get in touch with us. We just want to know you are safe.”
Anyone with any information or knowledge as to James’ whereabouts should call Dorset Police on 101, quoting incident number 02:01.

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Heartwarming cops share chips with man who hasn’t eaten for days

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Two police officers this evening shared their chips with a man they found on the motorway who hasn’t eaten food in days.

The caring cops showed compassion and humanity when they could have just nicked the lad and sent him off to the cells.

But instead of taking him straight into police custody they stopped off for some chips.

Showing a truly caring side of British traffic cops who often don’t get the best press.

“The cops from the Leicestershire road policing unit tweeted that they had found on motorway suspected to be an illegal immigrant into the UK.

“He’s not eaten for days and we’ve not eaten for hours, so we’ve all shared some fine English cuisine …… a bag of chips!! 👍🏻 🍟”

These truly caring officers have shown this evening that police officers have hearts and they do care about people.

Policing is not always about crime, it’s the small acts of human kindness that go a long way.

We praise these officers for their genuine out of kindness out of their own pocket.

Helen tweeted “I know you’ll probably get people complain but. Compassion, humanity and care are great qualities.”

UK Cop Humour tweeted “Fab stuff and whilst we’re on the topic of spuds: why do potatoes make good detectives? Because they keep their eyes peeled.”

ElAine tweeted “I know some people’s heads will explode at this but well done for your compassion.”

Simply policing at it’s best. What ever your views you have to admit this is compassion and humility at it’s best.

These cops truly deserve to be recognised for great policing work.

Not every job needs to be a tick box, just because it’s a suspected illegal immigrant doesn’t mean they should be treat any different.

Top job with excellent policing skills, that will have ensured this suspect didn’t cause any problems for the officers.

Full up on chips, the officers then processes this man through custody and will refer to the home office immigration services.

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People injured after explosion at London TubeStation

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Police have evacuated a tube station in North London after terrified commuters reported an ‘explosion’ at the height of the rush-hour.

Homeowners and shopowners were told to stay inside after emergency services swamped Southgate Tube Station shortly before 8pm.

There are not believed to be many casualties.

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Awww Cleveland Police have just recruited these four legged friends

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Put your paws up for our two new recruits, Maggie and Skye who are the newest and youngest additions to the Force. At just 12 weeks old, the two English Springer Spaniels will soon begin their training to become Specialist Search Dogs.

Dog Trainer Constable Darren Gobie and Police Constable Chris Lambert are the lucky handlers of the pups. PC Lambert teamed up with a year 4 class at Myton Park School in Ingleby Barwick and allowed them to choose Skye’s name.

Chris and Skye will regularly visit the school over the next 18 months to allow them to follow her training process.

Speaking of the collaboration with the school, PC Lambert said: “I thought it would be a great idea to tie in with a school in the local community.

Recruiting new dogs is a huge deal and it’s an exciting and educational opportunity for the pupils to meet a police dog, choose her name collectively as a team and to better understand the training process for police dogs, and police roles in general.

The children were delighted to participate in this and I am sure they will all build a lovely bond with Skye over the coming months.”

PC Lambert, along with partner agencies will also be using the visits to the school to deliver lessons on internet safety and safety around animals.

The officers and the dogs will need to work very closely as team throughout the training process to build a special bond together.

Training is both mentally and physically challenging for both the dogs and handlers, as every programme must be passed to qualify.

Specialist dogs are used to detect a range of things with their highly developed sense of smell such as money, explosives, drugs and firearms.

They are also trained to work in public places including licenses premises to search for people in possession of narcotics.

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