Humberside Police

Officers are appealing to find a 28-year-old woman from Grimsby who is wanted by police.

Lucy Silvester, 28, is wanted in relation to an assault and theft in the Grimsby area, but police have so far been unable to track her down.

Officers would like to speak to her and are asking the community to help find Lucy.

If you have seen her or know where she is, contact officers on 101 and quote reference 16/106135/20.

A man and a woman were jailed for a total of seven-and-a-half years after carrying out an armed robbery at a petrol station in Scunthorpe.

Grimsby Crown Court heard how the masked pair of Gary Hird and Sophie Glennon burst into the Grange Lane South business at around 3.50am on Monday, December 14, 2020.

They threatened a member of staff with a meat cleaver and stole cash and scratch cards.

Less than two hours later, Humberside Police officers working as part of Operation Galaxy arrived at Glennon’s house.

They arrested her and then Hird, who was found hiding under a pile of laundry.

A number of scratch cards identified as those that were stolen, and cash, were also found at the address and seized by police.

Gary Hird was jailed for four-and-a-half years. | Photo: Humberside Police

Hird, 34, of Lilywood Road, Broughton and Glennon, 24, of Bellingham Road in Scunthorpe, both admitted their role in the attack at the petrol station.

Hird was jailed for four-and-a-half years. Glennon was jailed for three years after admitting robbery and possession of an offensive weapon.

Sophie Glennon was jailed for three years. | Photo: Humberside Police

Detective Constable Jane Jackson of Humberside Police said: “This was an extremely frightening attack, which left their victim in fear of his life.

“He had no idea of their intentions and even now he is nervous when working the night shift in case it happens again.

“No one should be made to feel unsafe at their place of work and I hope that knowing that they are now safely behind bars will help him to regain his confidence.

“I would also like to praise my team for their swift work in identifying and locating Glennon and Hird, who were in custody just hours after committing the offence.”

Nearly 100 illegal counterfeit viagra tablets, a bag of cannabis and a rounders bat were seized from a vehicle in Scunthorpe.

Intel led Humberside Police to stop the vehicle on Ashby Road at 11pm on Monday, January 18.

The vehicle was suspected of being involved in drug supply and 98 Sildamax, which is illegal counterfeit viagra, was among the items seized.

The vehicle was suspected of being involved in drug supply. | Photo: Humberside Police

Illegal counterfeit viagra, a bag of cannabis and a rounders bat were seized. | Photo: Humberside Police

Humberside Police said a 36-year-old man received a warning for possession of a small quantity of cannabis and enquiries are ongoing regarding the other items seized.

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