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Concern grows for missing young woman from Buckinghamshire

Missing Ella Pecko Credit: Thames Valley Police

Thames Valley Police are concerned for the safety of a woman who went missing just under a week ago.

The last two sightings of 26-year old Ella Pecko, were at Applegreen petrol station in Bicester Road, Aylesbury, at about 12.30pm on Sunday 26th March and then in Cockton Road at about 4pm on Monday 27th March

Ella was wearing grey leggings, a grey hoody and brown and white slippers.

I am becoming increasing concerned for Ella’s welfare. She hasn’t been seen since Monday and was reported missing on Tuesday, since then, numerous missing person enquiries have been carried out, however we have yet been unable to locate her. Ella is from Aylesbury and is known to frequent Buckingham Park, but also has links to High Wycombe, so I would ask residents of these towns to look out for her. I would urge anyone who has any information regarding Ella’s whereabouts to contact Thames Valley Police immediately by calling 101 and quoting reference number 1075 Alternatively, you can visit your nearest police station and provide any information you have.

– Det Supt Gill Wooton

Have you seen Peter? He's missing from Bicester

Peter Kavanagh was last seen on Saturday Credit: Peter Kavanagh

Concern is growing for the welfare of a man from Bicester who has gone missing. Fifty-eight year-old Peter Kavanagh was last seen in the High Street in the Headington area of Oxford, at about 4.15pm on Saturday 25th February.

He has been described as being a white man with green eyes and facial stubble. He is about 5ft 8ins tall with a slim build.

The Investigating Officer, Sgt Philip Ansell made an appeal for information.

“If anyone sees Peter please contact police as soon as possible on 101 giving reference 995 (25/2).

“Peter does not know Oxford very well so the fact he is missing in the city is extremely concerning.

“Peter, if you read this appeal please make contact with your family or the police so we know you are safe.”

– Sgt Philip Ansell, Thames Valley Police

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Concern for missing Dorset man

Officers are appealing for the public’s help to find a missing man from Shaftesbury.

Paul Wallis, 34, was last seen yesterday between 8.30pm and 9pm when he left an address in Church Close in Bourton, Gillingham.

He did not return to his home in Kavanaught Close in Shaftesbury overnight. It is understood he returned a car he had borrowed to an address in Chichester Close in Andover, Hampshire, in the early hours of this morning, Saturday 21 January 2017.

He sent text messages to his family at around 4.50am today and has not been seen or heard from since.

Paul Wallis was last seen yesterday evening Credit: Dorset Police

“We know Paul was very upset this morning and we are very concerned for him.

“It is possible that Paul could have left Chichester Close in Andover on foot and searches are currently taking place in the Andover area. I would urge anyone who has seen Paul or a man matching his to please contact Dorset Police urgently.

“There is also a chance that Paul could have returned to the Dorset area and anyone with knowledge of his whereabouts should contact us.”

– Chief Inspector Stewart Dipple, of Dorset Police

Concern for missing 14-year-old Crawley girl

Alice Lastra- Wescomb was last seen on Tuesday night Credit: Sussex Police

Police are concerned for the welfare of missing 14-year-old girl Alice Lastra- Wescombe from Crawley.

Alice was last seen at her home in Oxford Road at 10pm on Tuesday. She left a note saying she would be home at 8pm on 30 November but has not been seen since.

"We are concerned for Alice due to her age. We believe she is in the Crawley area. Please let us know if you see her."

– PC Mark Green

Human remains found in search for missing woman

Isobel Munro was reported missing in April Credit: Dorset Police

Detectives investigating the disappearance of a woman from Dorset have confirmed they have found human remains.

Isobel Munro was last seen in Christchurch in April.

Police say her remains were discovered in woodland in Long Meadow in Barton-on-Sea. A large section of woodland remains cordoned off this evening.

Officers are treating her death as unexplained.

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Renewed appeal to find missing Lymington man

Police have renewed their appeal for information to help find a missing man from Lymington.

Phillip McCormack was last seen ten days ago at his home in Ambrose Corner.

His family say his disappearance is completely out of character.

Phillip McCormack was last seen ten days ago at his home in Ambrose Corner Credit: Hampshire Constabulary

"Since he was last seen by his mother he has not been in contact with any of his friends or family, which is very out of character for him.

"Despite extensive investigations we have had no confirmed sightings of him since that day so we are appealing again to you the public for your help.

"We have a new photograph of Phillip which we hope will help trigger someone's memory, although please bear in mind when he was last seen his beard was much shorter.

"Have you seen him? Do you know where he is?

"Phillip, if you are reading this, please get in touch just to your family know that you are ok as they are all very worried about you."

– DI Steve Spencer

Can you help find Margaret Coston who disappeared in 1997?

Detectives are following up a number of possible leads in the search for a missing woman from Kent, who disappeared almost twenty years ago.

Margaret Coston, who was 54, was last seen at Pembury Hospital. Police have been searching nearby woodland.

An appeal has led to several calls from the public.

Margaret Coston was last seen on 23rd February 1997 Credit: Kent Police

"We have had a really encouraging response to the appeal, with a number of people who knew Margaret contacting us.

"It has been a long time since the original investigation and so it is important we reassess any details of the original investigation we hold with any new information which may now arise.

"Over the coming weeks we will be speaking to these people to see if there are any new clues, which can help us piece together what may have happened to Margaret all those years ago."

– Inspector Ray Quiller
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