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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Police in Milton Keynes have released an e-fit image of a man they want to question in connection with an assault on a nine-year-old girl.
The number of travellers using a rail line that links Norwich with the Norfolk Broads and the seaside have tripled in the past 20 years.
Essex Police say they still want to find out what happened to Stuart Lubbock who died at Michael Barrymore's home near Harlow in 2001.