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Further appeal to help find missing man

Barrie Thompson has been missing since Thursday Credit: Hampshire Constabulary

We are continuing our appeal for help to trace missing Southampton man Barrie Thompson, 51.

Barrie has been missing since Thursday, May 14 and we are extremely concerned for his welfare.

He is described as:

  • White man
  • 5ft 11ins
  • Hazel coloured eyes
  • Big build
  • Short cropped hair
  • Wears glasses

Specialist officers are following up a number of enquiries and continuing to search the Woodmill Lane area of Mansbridge.

We are grateful to members of the public who have come forward with information, and would ask people to please remain vigilant and contact police on 101.

Concern for missing Bill Johnson

Bill Johnson hasn't been seen since the 1st May Credit: Sussex Police

Have you seen missing 56-year-old Bill Johnson?

Bill has not been seen since Friday 1 May and police are becoming increasingly concerned for his welfare.

He left his home in Littlehampton on 1 May and went to the town's railway station where he was recorded on CCTV at 8.30am.

Bill sent a text message to a friend the following day but has not been in contact with anyone since 2 May.

He is white, slim and has short grey hair and a scar on his upper lip.

"We have been looking for Bill for several days but have so far been unable to find him. We know that he is a regular churchgoer, usually in Chichester, but he could go to a service somewhere else so I am keen for the members of congregations in West Sussex to keep an eye out for him on Sunday in case he turns up for mass. We also know that he uses buses and trains to get around and that he particularly likes to go to the harbour area of Littlehampton and the seafront in the town. If you have any idea where Bill is, please get in touch with us."

– Sergeant Ian Maloney

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Man charged with murder of a missing woman

Detectives investigating a report of a missing woman in Deal have charged a man with murder.

Mariola Cudworth, also known as Mijka, was reported missing from her home in Northbourne on Thursday 30 April.

Missing Mariola Cudworth Credit: Kent Police

The last known contact with Mijka was just before midnight on Tuesday 28 April and she remains missing.

Detectives have charged Jonathon Cudworth, 34, of Northbourne in Deal, with murder.

He has been remanded in custody to appear at Medway Magistrates’ Court via video link on Friday 8 May.

Concern for missing teenager

Mason Gagen was last seen on Thursday morning Credit: Hampshire Constabulary

Police are appealing for information about the whereabouts of a missing teenager from the Isle of Wight.

Mason Gagen, aged 15, was last seen at around 7.30am on Thursday, April 30, 2015, having left his home address in Wroxall.

He is described as:

  • White
  • 5ft 5ins to 5ft 7ins tall
  • Slim build
  • Black hair with ginger undertones, styled in a quiff

“We're becoming increasingly concerned for Mason's welfare. It's believed he may be attempting to travel to, or be in the Yorkshire area. If you have seen him or know where he is, please contact officers at Newport police station. Equally I would appeal to Mason directly to contact police to let us know he’s ok.”

– Investigating officer PC Kirsty Dunn

Concern for missing teenager

Ashley Bailey failed to turn up for school today Credit: Hampshire Constabulary

Police would like the publics help in finding a 13-year-old boy who is missing from Southampton.

Ashley Bailey, who goes to Redbridge Community School in Cuckmere Lane, Southampton, didn’t turn up at school today.

The teenager was last seen at about 4.30pm walking along the A35 towards Bournemouth. Before that he was seen at the Holmsley Tea Rooms in Burley in Dorset.

Ashley is described as-

  • WhiteFive feet four inches tall
  • Black hair
  • Skinny build
  • He was wearing his Redbridge Community School uniform – navy blue hoody with white Redbridge Community School logo, black trousers and black shoes.

Concerns raised for missing teenager

Dominic Abnett was last seen on Friday morning Credit: Sussex Police

Police are concerned for the welfare of teenager Dominic Abnett who has gone missing from his home in Seaford.

The 17-year-old was last seen at 11am on Friday. He is known to frequent the Brighton area.

Dominic is described as white, 5' 8", is slim and has straight ginger hair, and blue eyes. It was not known what clothing he was wearing.

"Although Dominic has gone missing before, we are concerned for his welfare. If anyone sees Dominic or knows where he is please contact police."

– Sergeant Lynda Lynch

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Appeal to help find missing teenager

Elizabeth McKeon was last seen on Monday afternoon Credit: Hampshire Constabulary

Police are appealing for information to help find a missing teenage girl.

15-year-old Elizabeth McKeon was last seen at around 2pm on Monday, April 20, 2015 in Commercial Road in Portsmouth.

Elizabeth is described as:

  • White
  • Approximately 5 ft 2 ins tall
  • Medium to slim build
  • Collar-length dyed black hair

She was last seen wearing a hat, a gothic-style lace necklace, and a blue jacket.

Elizabeth or anyone with information about her whereabouts is asked to contact police by phoning 101. Mini-com users can phone 18001 101. In an emergency, dial 999.

Three years since pensioner went missing

Nellie Herriot was last seen on a bus on April the 23rd 201 Credit: ITV Meridian

It's been three years since a 96-year-old woman went missing in Brighton.

Nellie Herriot, who had alzheimer's, was last seen on a bus in Brighton - since then her whereabouts have remained a mystery.

That's despite a widespread police search and social media campaign to find her.

Appeal to help find man missing from secure hospital

Stephen Munden hasn't been seen since leaving hospital yesterday evening Credit: Hampshire Constabulary

Have you seen this man?

Police are appealing for help in locating Stephen Munden, who has gone missing from an independent hospital in north Hampshire.

The 54-year-old left the hospital in Winchfield, near Hook, at about 6.15pm on Tuesday, April 21, and hasn’t been seen since.

Mr Munden is described as about 5ft 8ins tall, of a heavy build, and has dark hair. He did have a very full beard, but it is believed he may have shaved it off prior to leaving the hospital.

Mr Munden was detained at the facility under a hospital order after being sentenced for sexual offences in 2014.

These were possessing, making, and attempting to make indecent images of children and sexual assault on child under 13.

“We are extremely keen to hear from anyone who has seen this man since yesterday evening or knows where he might be. Mr Munden is subject to a hospital order after being convicted and sentenced for sexual offences and also suffers from learning difficulties, so we need to know where he is as a matter of urgency. I would also appeal to Mr Munden direct to make contact with us and let us know where he is.”

– Detective Chief Inspector Tim Rowlandson

Concern for missing teenager

Peter Crozier was last seen on Wednesday morning Credit: Sussex Police

Police are concerned for the welfare of teenager Peter Crozier, who has gone missing from his home in Broadfield, Crawley.

Peter was last seen on Wednesdaymorning at K2 Leisure Centre in Tilgate.

Peter is white, 5' 10" to 5' 11" and of slim build with short brown hair. He was last seen wearing a large black parka style duffle coat with black skinny jeans and a small Adidas bag.

"Please contact us if you know of Peter's whereabouts. We think he may still be in the Crawley area as there have been some sightings of him near to K2 Leisure Centre in Tilgate over the past couple of days."

– PC Mark Green
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