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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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Man missing after taking anti-freeze

A man who was being treated by paramedics after taking anti-freeze in Hastings ran off and is now being sought as concern increases for his health.

Paul Blaikie, 36, ran off from St Helen's Road soon after 8am on Thursday.

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Paul Blaikie is missing after taking anti-freeze Credit: Sussex Police

It is thought he may have been heading for Alexander Park and a police helicopter is being used in the search for him.

Sergeant Paul Elrick from Hastings police said: "We are very concerned about Paul as we are advised that the amount of anti-freeze that he is believed to have ingested could prove extremely harmful and if not treated promptly, could be fatal.

Indeed, we have been informed that his eyesight was already affected when he was being treated and it could well appear that he is very drunk or comatose.

"He is of stocky build with dark, greying hair and was wearing blue jeans, a red hooded top and a dark coat.

"If you see him, it is essential that he gets medical treatment immediately, so please call 999 for an ambulance straight away."

Missing girl from Oxford

Thames Valley Police is appealing for the public’s help to trace a missing teenage girl from Oxford.

Jessica Arthur, aged 14, was last seen at her home address in Oxford on Friday afternoon.

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Jessica Arthur was last seen on Friday afternoon Credit: Thames Valley Police

Jessica said she was travelling to Banbury to go to a friend’s house, but failed to return to her home address in Oxford and was reported missing on Friday evening.

She is white, 5ft, with dyed bright red, shoulder-length hair. She was last seen wearing jeans, brown UGG boots and a black leather jacket.

Det Sgt Simon Hannam said: “We know that from Banbury, Jessica has taken a train to London and we are progressing our enquiries there.

“We are keen to speak to anyone who may have seen her in either in the Oxford or London areas and can provide us with any information about her movements.

“We also believe that she has friends in the Grays area of Essex, and may have travelled to that area."

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River search continues for missing man

The hunt for missing Tonbridge dad Kieron Knowlden is still ongoing.

Kent Police say they are continuing to search the River Medway in Tonbridge.

The 25-year-old has not been seen since he left Mojo’s Bar, in Barden Road, at about 2am on Saturday, March 1.

Experienced divers and sonar equipment is being used to try and find the father of one, of Forest Grove.

He was last seen wearing a black coat, blue t-shirt, blue jeans and blue and white trainers.

Divers search river for missing man

Divers are searching the River Medway for a man who has been missing for a week. Kieron Knowlden, 25, was last seen in the early hours of last Saturday when he left Mojo's bar in Barden Road, Tonbridge. The father-of-one had been on a night out with family and friends.

Leading the investigation, Acting Detective Inspector Kris Eberlein said: ‘We are continuing to search routes from where the last sighting of Kieron was and we have specialist officers conducting a river search in Tonbridge. We have also been assisted by volunteers from Kent Search and Rescue.’

Police continue their search for missing man

Kieron Knowleden was last seen on March 1 Credit: Kent Police

Police officers in Tonbridge are continuing the search for a man who has been reported missing. Kieron Knowlden, 25, was last seen in the early hours of Saturday, March 1, having spent the night socialising with family members. He left Mojo’s bar in Barden Road, Tonbridge at around 2am.

Acting Detective Inspector Kris Eberlein said: ‘Officers are out in the local area distributing leaflets about Kieron to members of the public and we are checking to see whether there are any additional CCTV opportunities from premises which will provide clues to his movements.’

Kieron was last seen wearing a black coat, a blue t-shirt, blue jeans and blue and white trainers. If you can help contact the Tonbridge neighbourhood policing team on 101, quoting incident number 01-1249.

Missing children found

The father of three children reported missing from St Leonards-on-Sea was arrested last night at Stanford-le-Hope, Essex.

The 48-year-old was detained by Essex Police.

He is now in custody at Hastings police station awaiting interview on suspicion of child neglect.

The three children, aged eight, four and one, were found with him and are now being cared for.

Earlier yesterday, the children's mother, 34, was arrested on suspicion of child neglect after she handed herself in to Hastings police station. She has been bailed until 2 May while enquiries continue.

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Missing woman from Oxford

Thames Valley Police is appealing for the public’s help in tracing a woman missing from her home in Oxford.

Joanna Stannard, aged 28, was last seen at her home in Bullingdon Road, yesterday.

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Joanna Stannard was last seen at her home yesterday Credit: Thames Valley Police

She is described as white, 5ft, 8in, slim build with short hair. She wears fine rimmed spectacles and often wears a sheepskin sleeveless jacket although it is not known if she is wearing this.

She has taken her bicycle which is described as pink/purple, with a basket on the back.

Appeal to mother to return home with children

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Police are growing concerned about Morritz Grayston and her 3 children Credit: Sussex Police

Police in Sussex say they're growing increasingly concerned for a mother, who's gone missing with her three children.

Morritz Grayston left her home in St Leonards with her daughter and two son, aged between eight and one, last Thursday. Although the thirty four year old has been in phone contact with officers, she has been seen since.

Detectives hunting for missing man find a body in Kent

Daniel Till was last seen at his home address on Saturday Credit: Kent Police

Detectives searching for a twenty-two year man who went missing from his home in Dover say they've found an as yet unidentified body.

Daniel Till was last seen by his wife shortly after seven on Saturday morning when he left their home in Auden Way. Kent Police had said they were concerned because he was described as being in a distressed state.

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