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Police unable to discount terror as motive for serviceman attempted abduction

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Police have confirmed they are unable to discount terror as a motive for an attempted abduction of an RAF Service man who has been left shaken.

Detectives investigating the attempted abduction at RAF Marham have set up a dedicated hotline for anyone who has information.

Police are urging members of the public to call 0800 056 0154 or 0207 158 0011particularly if they saw a dark coloured people carrier in the King’s Lynn area yesterday afternoon.

Enquiries have so far revealed the victim, an RAF serviceman, was out on a run between 2.55pm and 3.26pm when he was approached by two men and grabbed by one.

The first suspect apparently shouted at him before grabbing his shoulder and wrist and pulling him with a degree of force into the road. The victim fought off his attacker and following a short scuffle the suspect fell to the ground.

The second suspect came into view at this point and was seen to hold a knife, described as having a 3inch black blade and 3inch black handle, which has not been located yet. Having seen his accomplice on the floor the second suspect went to his aid and the victim ran to get help, alerting the RAF Marham police.

The suspects fled the scene in a dark coloured people carrier and have not been located at this time.

Detective Superintendent Paul Durham, from the Norfolk and Suffolk Major Investigation Team, said: “Tracing the vehicle is a priority for the investigation and I would urge anyone who may have seen a dark coloured people carrier in the King’s Lynn area, in particular around Marham, yesterday afternoon to contact police on the dedicated hotlines.

“While the victim was unhurt he is naturally shaken by yesterday’s incident and continues to receive support from his family, the police and personnel at RAF Marham.

“There is no evidence at this stage to suggest terrorism as a motive; we cannot discount it but equally there are other plausible lines of enquiry to follow.

“CCTV is an area of investigation and we are also following up several sightings of the vehicle described in the West Norfolk area.”

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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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