UK Wikinews Shorts: December 3, 2012

A compilation of brief news reports for Monday, December 3, 2012.

Inverness police seize £45,000 worth of heroin

The Northern Constabulary have conducted a seizure of a significant amount of heroin in Inverness, in the Scottish Highlands, as part of a police operation there. The drugs, which were thought to be worth £45,000 on the street, were seized Saturday after Northern Constabulary officers had made enquiries.

Three people are scheduled to make an appearance at Inverness Sheriff Court in relation to this seizure today.


Bristol police appeal for help to find 'vulnerable' missing man

Avon and Somerset Constabulary have appealed for public assistance in finding 59-year-old man Stephen Cooper after he was recently reported missing. The South West England force has described the man, who is from the Fishponds area of Bristol, as "vulnerable".

Cooper was sighted leaving Rosemary Residential Home, where he resides, at 0530 UTC Saturday. At the time he was wearing black shoes, a grey polar fleece, dark-coloured trousers and a blue jacket. The force have reported the possibility of Cooper travelling to London by train.

Cooper, who suffers from Huntington's disease and depression because of having the disease, is described as being 5 feet 2 inches tall and having a dressing-covered cut on his forehead.