Bristol boy being questioned by police after bringing knife to school

Bristol boy being questioned by police after bringing knife to school

A 12-year-old boy is being questioned by police after reports a pupil was brandishing a knife outside a Bristol school. The boy was filmed showing off a large knife outside Downend school. The footage emerged on November 30 and was shared by parents to the BBC. An Avon and Somerset police spokesman said: “A 12-year-old […]

Bristol MP Kerry McCarthy demands more government cash for police

Kerry McCarthy is demanding the government gives Bristol more money to fund its police. The Bristol East MP says local council tax payers should not be forced to pay more, despite police budgets already being stretched and crime rates on the rise. Her demand comes as a consultation on Bristol City Council’s next budget states council […]

Arrest made after woman found dead in Avonmouth

Arrest made after woman found dead in Avonmouth

A man in his 30s has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a woman was found in Avonmouth. Kelly Worgan, 33, was found at an address on Napier Road by police, following reports of concern for her welfare at around 7pm on 28 November. The man arrested is currently in police […]

Bristol stabbing victims identified by police

Bristol stabbing victims identified by police

The two victims of a fatal stabbing in the Redfield area of Bristol earlier this month have been formally identified by police. Natalie Smith, aged 34, and her partner Craig Stewart, 36, of Cambridge Street died in the same incident on Thursday 8 November. Senior Investigating Officer, DI Neil Rice of the regional major crime […]

Ah’Kiell Walker trial: Mother denies force-feeding baby

Ah’Kiell Walker trial: Mother denies force-feeding baby

The mother of a baby boy who was found dead at her home has denied she was force feeding him in the run-up to his death, a court has heard this morning. Hannah Henry, the mother of three-month-old Ah’Kiell Walker, denied allegations of “force feeding” with a water bottle, after the cap to the baby’s […]

Police review after arrest of Bristol councillor Afzal Shah

Police review after arrest of Bristol councillor Afzal Shah

Avon and Somerset Police are to hold a review after a Bristol councillor was mistakenly arrested when he was trying to report a crime at his local police station. The arrest came two weeks ago after Labour Councillor Afzal Shah went to Trinity Road Police station to report a crime but was taken in because […]

Clevedon crash: Neighbours tell of shock over fatal accident

Two people arrested after a van crashed into a house in Clevedon, killing a woman inside, have been released by police. The man and the woman who were inside the van when it crashed into the house on Yeolands Drive on Wednesday evening were arrested under suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. Police said […]

Southmead Hospital to be new home for police station

Southmead Hospital to be new home for police station

Avon and Somerset Police have today announced that Southmead Police Station will move to Southmead Hospital. Police have been based at Southmead Fire Station after the sale of their original station last year. Currently undergoing refurbishment, the new police station at Westgate House, is planned to open in the autumn. The move will include the opening of […]

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