News in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Kingswood man jailed for child abuse offences

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    A 68-year-old man convicted of abusing two boys at a primary school in South Gloucestershire, where he worked as a caretaker, has today been jailed for 18 months. The sentencing of Brian Kelly, from Kingswood, follows a trial at Bristol Crown …

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  • Bitton road and bridge closure delayed

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    Motorists may be relieved to learn that bridge works at Bitton which involve closing part of the A431 Bath Road have been postponed until after March. The works had been expected to start next week but will not take place until …

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  • Pensioner seriously injured after thief knocks her over as he flees M&S in Longwell Green

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    Police have released a CCTV image after an elderly woman suffered serious injuries when she was knocked to the floor in M&S in Longwell Green by a man fleeing the shop with a basket full of stolen meat. The 81-year-old …

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  • Second man charged with murder

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    A second man has tonight been charged with the murder of 31-year-old Mohammed Abdurezek. Mohammed’s body was found in undergrowth off Gibbs Lane in Siston on Christmas Eve. He had died from multiple stab wounds. Abdiwahab Abdulahi, 22, of no …

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  • Witness appeal after schoolgirl is groped on the railway path at Oldland Common

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    Police are asking for help after a 15-year-old girl was groped by a man as she walked to school along the Bristol and Bath Railway Path. It happened at about 8.30am yesterday (Tuesday) near the exit steps onto the playing …

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  • Man charged following the murder of Mohammed Abdurezek

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    A 42-year-old man has been charged with the murder of 31-year-old Mohammed Abdurezek, whose body was found in undergrowth off Gibbs Lane at Siston on Christmas Eve. He had suffered multiple stab wounds. Karl Cullen, of no fixed address, has …

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  • Two remain in custody in Mohammed murder inquiry as police widen search and seize a car

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    Two men remain in custody today for questioning in connection with the murder of Mohammed Abdurezek as detectives revealed they are searching a property in Fishponds. The men, aged 42 and 22, have been arrested on suspicion of murdering the …

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  • Three arrested in murder investigation

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    Police today announced that three men have been arrested as part of their investigation into the murder of Mohammed Abdurezek, 31, who was found in Siston on Christmas Eve. His body was discovered by a dog walker. A post-mortem examination confirmed …

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  • Siston murder inquiry: police now searching property in St George where victim lived

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    Police are carrying out searches at a property in St George in connection with the murder of 31-year-old Mohammed Abdurezek. His body was found by a dog walker in undergrowth off Gibbs Lane in Siston on Christmas Eve. A post-mortem …

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  • Brislington carjacking: pair arrested and pensioner’s vehicle recovered

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    Police tonight said they have arrested a man and a woman in connection with the car-jacking of a pensioner’s vehicle in Brislington yesterday.  The man, aged 41, and the 36-year-old woman are in police custody. The Renault Megane, which was …

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