Barton-upon-Humber

Police are on the look out for a 28-year-old man, who they wish to speak to in connection with a number of recent violent incidents in Barton.

Humberside Police detectives have carried out extensive enquiries to locate Johnathan West, who is otherwise known as Johny/Johnlee, but have yet to find him.

West is thought to be in the North East Lincolnshire area and police are now asking for the public’s help to locate him.

Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts, or who has seen him in the locality, should call Humberside Police on 101 quoting log 476 of April 8.

Alternatively, it can also be reported through the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Five men have been arrested after an alleged fight with weapons in Barton on Thursday evening.

Humberside Police received multiple reports of a group of men fighting in the Gravel Pit Road and the Falkland Way areas of Barton during the evening of Thursday, February 7. However, police were unable to clarify at this stage what weapons were used.

Officers were quickly in attendance before the five men were arrested nearby.

Police believe are all known to each other. All five men remain in custody at the time of writing, whilst police enquiries continue.

Extra patrols have been put in place in the area on Friday, February 7, although police said they don’t think there is currently any risk to the wider public.

Doug Blackwood, Detective Chief Inspector at Humberside Police, said: “We do believe that those involved are all known to each other and there is nothing to suggest that there is any risk to the wider public.

“There are extra patrols in the area today (February 7) both to carry out enquiries and to offer reassurance to the community.

“I ask anyone with information about the incident, or the circumstances surrounding it, to please get in touch by calling our non-emergency 101 line quoting log 570 of 06/02/20.

“Alternatively you can report information anonymously by calling the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

A van driver crashed into an ambulance which was already dealing with a four-car collision in Barton-Upon-Humber.

Lincolnshire Police said that the A1077 Ferriby Road was blocked up after the two separate crashes on the morning of Wednesday, January 8.

The first crash from around 6.50am involved a black BMW, grey Volkswagen Touran, a white Vauxhall Astra and a silver Vauxhall Meriva.

Nobody was injured in either crash and the ambulance only attended the first collision as a precaution, but the road is blocked at the time of publishing.

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