The mother of missing York chef Claudia Lawrence is appealing to businesses, friends and family to include a picture of her in every Christmas card they send. Joan Lawrence has also asked for people to take a fresh look at pictures of her daughter, who she thinks may look very different to the images which the police issued when she disappeared. Frazer Maude reports.
The mother of missing York chef Claudia Lawrence is appealing to businesses, friends and family to include a picture of her in every Christmas card they send.
Joan Lawrence says the picture of Claudia with dark hair shows how she thinks her daughter is most likely to look.
The image police issued at the time of her disappearance over five years ago shows her with blonde hair.
A 60-year-old man who was arrested in May on suspicion of murdering York chef, Claudia Lawrence, has been released without charge
The 46-year-old man arrested on 23 July 2014 on suspicion of perverting the course of justice remains on police bail.
The father of missing York chef Claudia Lawrence will give a briefing today - the 2,000th day since she disappeared.
Peter Lawrence is expected to give an update on the search, the legislative progress in Parliament including the announcement this week of Ministry of Justice consultation on Guardianship and his family's reaction to the last few months following two arrests and subsequent re-bailings.
It is being reported that the search at a pub in York by detectives investigating the disappearance of Claudia Lawrence has finished.
A 46-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of perverting the course of justice and later released on police bail pending further inquiries.
Claudia Lawrence was last seen in March 2009.
Detectives investigating the disappearance of York chef Claudia Lawrence have arrested a 46-year-old local man on suspicion of perverting the course of justice. Meanwhile police are searching a pub just a few miles from where Clauda Lawrence lived. Several police vehicles and specialist teams have been at the Acomb on Kingsway since early this morning. Miss Lawrence disappeared in March 2009. Earlier this year a man was arrested on suspicion of her murder and remains on bail while enquiries continue. Lisa Adlam reports
Detectives investigating the disappearance of Claudia Lawrence have tonight released a 46-year-old local man who they had arrested earlier in the day on suspicion of perverting the course of justice. The man has been released on police bail pending further enquiries. A 59-year-old man arrested on 13 May 2014 on suspicion of murdering Claudia Lawrence remains on police bail while enquires continue.
The father of Claudia Lawrence hopes today's arrest of a 46-year-old man by police investigating her disappearance "is another vital piece in the jigsaw", his spokesman said.
Peter remains very grateful for all the hard work that North Yorkshire Police are continuing to put in to finding Claudia.
It is to be hoped that this is another vital piece in the jigsaw of information that needs to come in to the police: it is much better if people volunteer information than wasting valuable police time in them having to find it out for themselves and then come looking for people.
Police investigating the disappearance of Claudia Lawrence have been searching a pub in York since early this morning.
Several police vehicles containing dog handlers and specialist teams have been searching the Acomb which is around 3 miles from where Miss Lawrence lived.
Miss Lawrence was last seen on 18 March 2009 after leaving work at the city's university.
Police in York investigating the disappearance of Claudia Lawrence have arrested a man on suspicion of perverting the course of justice.
The 46-year-old man is currently being interviewed in custody while searches and forensic enquiries are conducted in relation to the investigation.
A 59-year-old man arrested in May remains on police bail as enquiries continue.