Jessica Roe aged 17 and Stuart Lymer 45 have both been critically injured following an apparent struggle in the back of a police van.

Police had launched an urgent appeal to trace Jessica who had gone missing with the older man.

It is believed they were both critically injured following a struggle in the back of a police van with a knife after police locate the pair.

Both Jessica and the 45-year-old man are fighting for their life after they ended up in a bloodbath in the back of a police van.

Police had launched an urgent appeal for Jessica after she was last seen getting into a van on Friday night at the Tesco supermarket in Heath Hayes, Cannock, with Lymer, from Uttoxeter.

Police located them at a train station in Perth Scotland, but moments later while being transported in the police van, there was a bloodbath in the back of the van it is believed a knife was used.

Police told the Daily Record: “The two people are critically ill in hospital.