Geoffrey Reed

Police fears for missing man

Police are worried about a 57 year old man who has gone missing from Bournemouth. They say that his disappearance is out of character.

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Concerns for missing Bognor woman

Debbie Ward hasn't been seen since Sunday Credit: Sussex Police

Police are increasingly concerned for the welfare and safety of a woman missing from Bognor Regis.

41-year old Debbie Ward, of Priestley Way, Bognor, left home in her T-reg Toyota Landcruiser at lunchtime on Sunday 13 July.

Her family, who reported her missing to police later that afternoon, have not heard from her since, and her car was found parked, with keys still in the ignition and windows open, at a quay at Langstone, between Havant and Hayling Island in Hampshire, at lunchtime on Monday 14 July.

Debbie had been depressed recently and her husband and children are desperately worried for her.

She is described as white, 5'9", with green eyes and long blonde straight hair.

Sussex officers investigating her disappearance have been working with colleagues in Hampshire, who are searching the mud flats and other open areas around Langstone Harbour.

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Vulnerable missing woman from Ashford

Officers carrying out enquiries following a report of a vulnerable missing person from the Ashford area are appealing for the public’s assistance.

Kent Police was called at 8.45pm last night to a report that Patricia Rosemary Hall, 68, had been missing from her home in Cherry Garden Lane, Wye, since 4.30pm.

Officers are growing increasingly concerned for her welfare after she went missing while walking a black spaniel dog near her home in Wye.

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Patricia Hall hasn't been seen since yesterday afternoon Credit: Kent Police

Mrs Hall is described as white, about 5ft 3ins tall, of slight build with blonde hair and glasses. She was wearing a bright pink top, grey trousers and blue shoes when she was last seen.

Anyone who has seen Mrs Hall or has information as to her whereabouts is asked to contact Kent Police on 101.

Police hunt for violent robber missing from prison

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Peter Mahoney failed to return to Ford Prison Credit: Sussex Police

Police are appealing for help to find a robber who is missing from Ford Prison.

Peter Mahoney left the prison on Friday and travelled to Brighton on day release but did not return. He has not been seen or heard from since.

Mahoney was given an indeterminate sentence in 2010 and told he would serve at least four years after he admitted charges of racially aggravated wounding, possession of a firearm, robbery and possession of an imitation firearm.

He committed the offences on 5 and 6 November 2008.

On 5 November 2008 he racially abused a customer in a shop in Norwood, Greater London, went to his home and then returned with an air pistol and shot the victim.

The next day he threatened a group of friends with an airgun in Stone, near Dartford, after claiming to be a police officer. He stole their car and drove off.

Mahoney, 37, is white, 6' 2" and of average build. He has links to London and Kent.

PC Steve Reed said: "Mahoney has a history of violence and is therefore a concern. We need to recapture him as quickly as possible.

"We need people to contact us if they see him or know where he is. If you see him, do not approach him but call 999 immediately instead."

Concern for missing man from Winchester

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Leslie Hughes hasn't been seen since Monday 7th July Credit: Hampshire Constabulary

Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a man who has been missing from Winchester since last Monday.

Leslie Hughes (51), from Hyde Gate, was last seen leaving his home at about 7am on Monday.

It is out of character for Leslie, who suffers with depression, to go missing.

Leslie, who is also known as Lee , is described as:

Six feet tall

Grey hair

Thin build

Thin face with front teeth missing

He has a Liverpool accent

He was most likely to be wearing a green ‘mac’

Anyone with any information or who may have seen Leslie since Monday (July 7) is asked to contact Winchester police on 101.

Have you seen 82-year-old Raymond Baldock?

82-year-old Raymond Baldock has been missing since Sunday Credit: Kent Police

Kent Police are trying to find a vulnerable missing person from Sandwich.

Officers are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of 82-year-old Raymond Baldock, who has been missing from his Gore Lane home since 7pm on Sunday 6 July.

Mr Baldock is described as about 5ft 8ins tall, of slim build with grey hair and glasses. He is believed to have been wearing a grey shirt and a grey hooded cardigan.

Anyone who has seen Mr Baldock or who has information about his whereabouts is asked to call Kent Police on 101, quoting CAD 07-0344.

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Missing 14-year-olds were expected home

Chloe Newman and Sarah Eldridge, both 14, were last seen on Friday 4th July Credit: Sussex Police

Police are searching for two missing 14-year-old girls who haven't been seen since Friday 4th July.

Chloe Newman and Sarah Eldridge were last seen at Worthing train station at 7pm and were expected back at 10pm.

Sarah is described as white, 5' 5", of medium build, with long brown hair. She was wearing a black-and-white patterned mini dress, black leather jacket, navy blue Nike trainers and was carrying a large black leopard print handbag.

Chloe is described as white, 5' 5", of slim build, with shoulder-length bushy brown/blonde hair. She was wearing a black-and-purple crop top with an Aztec pattern, a red hooded top and may have had black leggings with her.

Anyone with information about the girls is asked to call Sussex Police on 101 or email101@sussex.pnn.police.uk quoting serial 1772 of 05/07.

Missing Northampton man was travelling to Kent

Jonathan Stickland was reported missing on Wednesday Credit: Kent Police

Kent Police are appealing for information about where 28-year-old Jonathan Stickland could be.

He was last known to have travelled down from his home in Northampton to an address in the Snodland area.

Hi family reported him missing after growing concerned for his welfare.

He has been described as white, slim build with short mousey coloured hair and stubble.

He may be travelling in a rented car, thought to be a yellow Fiat 500.

Anyone who may have seen Jonathan is asked to call Kent Police on 101 quoting 02-1441.

Concerns for missing Hythe woman

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Kelly Garrett was last seen dropping her son off at school yesterday morning Credit: Hampshire Constabulary

Police say they are growing increasingly concerned this morning for the safety of 38-year-old Kelly Garrett from Hythe. She didn’t pick up her son from Hythe Primary School yesterday afternoon and was last seen dropping him off in the morning.

Kelly’s family are worried because her disappearance is out of character, although she has been upset recently. She didn't tell anyone she wouldn't be picking up her son. Kelly has also left her keys and phone at home.

Kelly was last seen wearing light coloured, possibly white leggings or skinny jeans, a bright coloured top and was carrying a beige shoulder bag. Her hair has recently changed and is described as a bob style, which is a vibrant red colour.

Body found in search for missing teenager

Amy Latham Credit: Dorset Police

A body has been found by police searching for a missing teenager from Wimborne in Dorset. Amy Latham, 18, was last seen at her home in Walford Gardens on Monday afternoon. Police say a body has been found in woods near her home, which is believed to be Amy.

Her next of kin and the coroner have been informed. The death is not being treated as suspicious.

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