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Police search for missing Spalding teen

Police in Spalding are searching for a fifteen year old who has been missing since Monday.

Elena Dimitru

Elena Dimitru (15) left her foster home in the town at around 10.30pm on Monday 7 July and has not made contact since.

Although Elena is described as a streetwise girl, she has only lived in Lincolnshire for a week and is not familiar with the area.

She is a Romanian national, 5' 5" tall, medium build, with very long dark hair. She has a tattoo on her left hand saying 'Ionut'.

When last seen, she was wearing a light pink zip-up hoody, dark leggings and black plimsolls.


Concern for missing pensioner

Police are growing increasingly concerned for the safety of a vulnerable pensioner who has not been seen for several days at his Sheffield home.

Kent Olivia

Kent Olivia, aged 78, moved to the city from Filey in January to be closer to relatives.

He suffers from dementia and high blood pressure and is on medication, which he is not believed to have taken with him.

Mr Olivia was last seen on Sunday, 8 June, by a friend, but there was no answer when a nurse called at his home on Woodthorpe Road the following morning.

He was reported missing yesterday, 10 June. It is not thought he has been missing before.

Although Mr Olivia suffers from dementia, he is quite independent. Police believe he has taken his bus pass and also found train time tables to North Yorkshire when they searched his property, hinting that he may have returned to Filey.

North Yorkshire Police have searched the area around his former home and found no trace of him.

He is described as white, 5ft 4in tall, slim, bald with a grey thin moustache, brown eyes with brown square-rimmed glasses, red blotches on the back of his neck and is said to be slow on his feet.

He may have been wearing a navy blue Regatta jacket, a two-tone flat cap, a watch with a black strap and carrying a small, green, square-shaped cross-body bag.

Concern for missing Barnsley teenager

Police are appealing for information to help find a Barnsley teenager who has been missing since yesterday.

Kirsty Downing has been missing since yesterday

Kirsty Downing (17), of Stoney Royd, sent a text message to a family member at around 4am on Wednesday but has not been seen or heard from since.

This is very out of character for Kirsty and police and her family are extremely concerned for her welfare.

Police believe Kirsty is probably still in the Barnsley area and urge anyone who has seen her to contact police.

Kirsty is 5ft 2ins tall, with long blonde hair, slim. She was probably wearing baggy clothing when she left home and possibly a purple body warmer.

She has two tattoos on her wrist, a further tattoo on the side of her hands and another on the back of her neck.

Anyone who might have seen her is asked to contact police.

Police search for Meanwood man

West Yorkshire Police say they are growing increasingly concerned about a man who has been missing from Leeds since Wednesday.

Paul Bell was last seen on Wednesday June 4

Paul Bell, aged 28, from Meanwood, was last seen on June 4 at about 1pm at South Leeds Stadium and said he was going to Headingley.

Chief Inspector Phil Wiggins said: "We are very concerned for Paul's welfare, as are his family, and urgently need to trace his whereabouts. I would ask anyone who has seen him or knows his whereabouts to contact us immediately."

He is described as white, about 5ft 11ins tall, slim build, with short brown hair.

Anyone who may have seen him is asked to contact police.

Concern for missing Halifax teenager

Missing teenager Katie Smith Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Concern is growing for a teenage girl who has been missing from her West Yorkshire home since Tuesday.

14-year-old Katie Smith was last seen at her home in Mixenden near Halifax at 4.45pm

At the time she was wearing her school uniform but it is thought she had additional clothes with her as there was a possible sighting of her that evening wearing jogging bottoms and a red top.

Katie is known to frequent Halifax town centre, the Mixenden Estate, Elland and Rastrick. She is described as white, 4ft 6ins tall of a slim build with brown eyes and brown hair.

Detective Inspector Derrick Oldham of the Calderdale Safeguarding Unit, said: "We are becoming increasingly concerned for Katie's welfare and I would appeal to Katie or anyone who sees her to get in contact so her family know she is safe and well."


Police search for man missing from Bridlington B&B

Police in Bridlington are searching for a man who checked into a B&B in the town but was not seen for two days.

Staff raised the alarm when they realised that a man who had given the name James Ogden had not been to breakfast and found his bed had not been slept in.

They say he checked in on May 13, spent thirty minutes in his room and then walked in the direction of the beach at around 6pm.

He is described as around 70 years old, slim and about 5ft 8ins tall. He was last seen in a beige jacket, light trousers with a cap and wearing glasses.

Concern growing for missing Grimsby girl

Police are appealing for help to find a 16-year-old girl who has been reported missing in Grimsby

Katy Armitage

Katy Armitage from Grimsby was reported missing to police on May 12 after failing to attend school.

Katy is described as white, 5ft 2ins tall with a slim build and with very long straight brown hair. She was last seen to be wearing a pale khaki army style tail coat, a checked shirt, leggings and short black mini skirt and black Doc Martin boots.

Police are concerned after failing to tell family her whereabouts.

Katy has connections in both Grimsby and Cleethorpes.

She has been reported missing to police on a number of previous occasions.

Concern for missing Sheffield man

Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a 64-year-old man who went missing from his home in Sheffield.

Sydney Lakin planned to visit his daughter on Tuesday

Sydney Lakin left his home in High Green after speaking to a family member on the phone at around 10.30am on Tuesday.

He said he intended to travel to his daughter’s house in Hoyland, Barnsley, but he never arrived.

Mr Lakin, who would have intended to use public transport to make the journey, has receding grey hair and is of medium build.

He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a blue polo shirt, a red coat and blue trainers, with red and white stripes on them.

Mr Lakin, or anyone with information as to his whereabouts, should call South Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 785 of Tuesday 6 May

Fresh appeal for traveller who has been missing for two years

The family of a missing trekker from Sheffield are appealling for information - two years after he disappeared in Nepal.

Zisimos Souflas, who is 27 and from Woodseats, was in the country for a friend's wedding before trekking in the Himalayas.

He had been planning to go to Everest Base Camp but never made it.

His sister says he is not the only European tourist to go missing in the area:

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