As many as 25,000 people were reported missing in the east last year.
Anglia News has spoken to one woman filled with anguish and fear for her missing father.
Ann Hawker from Hertfordshire's 88 year old father Gwyn Morris went missing from his care home two weeks ago.
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A dog and it's owner have had a lucky escape after getting into trouble at Sea Palling on the North Norfolk coast.
The first UK-built Intercity Express (IEP) train has been unveiled at Hitachi.
Dry and cloudy tonight. Cloudy Saturday morning with early intermittent rain becoming heavier and more widespread. Brighter by Sunday