Seven mountain rescue teams and a dog search team are now involved in trying to find the missing helicopter from Milton Keynes.
Man Attacked With Hammer In Luton Robbery
A 23 year old man has been attacked and assaulted by three men – one armed with a hammer - in Luton on Thursday evening.
It happened at around 5.40pm as the victim returned to his home address in Maryport Road, Luton. The victim had just parked his car when he was attacked by three men and punched several times to the face. One of the offenders then struck the man across the head and face with a hammer before taking his mobile phone and fleeing in what was thought to have been a silver Vauxhall Zafira.
The victim made his way into his home and called the Emergency Services. He was taken to the Luton and Dunstable Hospital for treatment to facial injuries.
Detective Inspector Sean Quinn, who is investigating the incident, is keen to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time and may have seen the assault taking place.
DI Quinn said: "This was a horrendous attack which has left the victim with some nasty facial injuries and bruising across his body. Amazingly he did not suffer any broken bones, but it is clear that his attackers were trying to cause as much harm as possible and must be found as quickly as possible. I would urge anyone who was in Maryport Road yesterday evening and may have witnessed the attack to get in touch with us as quickly as possible. Even the smallest piece of information could help us catch these offenders."
The three offenders were described as being Asian males – possibly of Pakistani origin – all aged in their 20s.
Men are less likely to talk than women with 54% of women having had a conversation compared to 37% of men.
Theresa May has now signed a letter to trigger Article 50, the start of the official process to leave the EU.
Images published after burglaries at two schools
Recently Played Tracks
To listen live, choose your preferred station:
Now playing: Non-stop hit music
Deposit £10 to get a £40 Welcome Bonus - That's £50 to play bingo, slots and more!*
Over 50 tracks to make you feel-good. New album out now...
Find your local four day weather report here.
Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.