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 Hythe woman

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.


Police are "gravely concerned" for missing 18-year-old

Amy Latham, who is 18-years-old, hasn't been seen since yesterday morning Credit: Dorset Police

Police are gravely concerned for the welfare of missing teenage girl Amy Latham.

The 18-year-old was last seen at 7:30am yesterday morning at her home along Watford Gardens in Wimborne.

Chief Inspector Debbie Marsden of Dorset Police said, "I understand that Amy has been very upset recently and her family is concerned that she may come to some harm.

“She took her mobile and last made contact with a friend at 2.30pm but since then we have been unable to contact her. She did not take any money or clothes and she does not have access to a car.

"It is important that Amy, or anyone who knows of Amy's whereabouts, comes forward as soon as possible."

Amy has been described as six feet tall and of slim build. She has dark shoulder length hair which she normally wears down. It is believed that she may be wearing black skinny jeans and a dark coloured hoody.

Anyone with information should call Dorset Police on 101 quoting incident number 30:363.

Possible new sighting of missing IOW woman

Police searching for a missing Isle of Wight woman are issuing a new appeal after they received a sighting of the 53-year-old woman earlier today.

There was a report of a woman similar to Victoria Bailey walking along New Barn Road towards York Avenue in East Cowes on the island at around 9.15am.

The woman was described as wearing a purple blouse and black three-quarter length trousers. A police search of the area was carried out earlier today but there were no further sightings.

This appeal is for Victoria, the person seen, or anyone with information about their identity, to contact police so the accuracy of this sighting can be assessed further as soon as possible.

Concern for missing Banbury man

Thames Valley Police is renewing its appeal for the public’s assistance to locate a 43-year-old man reported missing since Saturday 17 May from Portway, Banbury.

It is thought he may have travelled to the Cambridgeshire area.

Andrew Mark Lever, called Andy, was last seen by family on the evening of Saturday 17 May and thought to have driven to the Cambridgeshire area in his blue Ford Ka licence plate BW03.

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Andy Lever was last seen on 17th May Credit: Thames Valley Police

He may have been headed towards the Chatteris, or Peterborough area of Cambridgeshire.

He is white, around 5ft 10ins tall, with short brown hair. He was last seen wearing a grey t-shirt and black three-quarter length jeans.

Andy is thought to have travelled to Cambridgeshire in a car similar to this one Credit: Thames Valley Police

Det Insp Claire Thorngate of Cherwell and West Oxfordshire Local CID said: “Despite extensive enquiries we can find no evidence of the normal footprint of activity that people leave in their everyday life."

Family renew appeal for missing IOW woman

The family of missing Isle of Wight woman Victoria Bailey are speaking out Credit: Hampshire Police

The family of a missing woman from the Isle of Wight are renewing their appeal after she was last seen on the 7th June.

53-year-old Victoria Bailey was last seen at 2.18pm in Freshwater as she was getting off the number 12 bus. She is then believed to have walked towards Tennyson Trail.

She was wearing sunglasses, a beige/brown jacket, dark top, scarf, and blue jeans at this time.

Her sister, Lisa Lawrenson, has made a public appeal to her sister:

"Vicky please make contact with me or Mum, the police or anyone just to let us know that you are safe and well. You don’t have to tell us where you are just that you are ok as we are desperately worried about you. We all miss you terribly and love you very much. Please Vicky.

"Our family is desperate for news of Vicky’s whereabouts. Also I implore if anyone has found a mobile phone or a rucksack to hand them into police as a matter of urgency.”


Concern's growing for missing teenager Shannon Ward

Shannon Ward hasn't been seen since Thursday 19th June Credit: Sussex Police

Police are growing concerned for the welfare of 17-year-old Shannon Ward, who hasn't been seen since Thursday 19th June.

Shannon is described as as white, 5'4", with long straight dark brown hair and brown eyes.

She lives in Eastbourne and sometimes used a family name Quilligan.

She was last seen at the roundabout outside Eastbourne railway station, apparently waiting to meet a friend or relative.

PC Caroline Edmond said, "There is no evidence at this stage to suggest that Shannon has come to any harm, but with every day that passes we are becoming more concerned."

Anyone who knows where Shannon may be is asked to contact 101, quoting serial 1141 of 20/6.

Missing woman found safe and well

A missing woman from the Dartford area has been found safe and well following a search by Kent Police officers.

Sarah Rothery was last seen at Darent Valley Hospital at 3am yesterday morning where she was due to be treated for an injury to her arm.

Kent Police said she has now been located and they would like to thank all those who assisted with the search.

Have you seen missing Dartford woman Sarah?

Sarah Rothery was last seen at Darenth Valley Hospital at 3am this morning Credit: Kent Police

Kent Police are asking for the public's help in trying to find a vulnerable missing woman from Dartford.

Sarah Rothery was last seen at Darenth Valley Hospital at 3am this Saturday morning where she was due to be treated for an injury to her arm.

It is thought she left hospital without getting treatment and officers are concerned for her welfare.

The 47-year-old has been described as white, of slim build and with brown eyes.

The hospital's CCTV caught her last known movements, showing her to be wearing a black tracksuit jacket, with a white top, black jeans and white shoes.

CCTV from the hospital where Sarah was last seen Credit: Kent Police

Anyone who knows where Sarah might be is asked to call Kent Police on 101, quoting 21-0201.

Appeal for help to find missing Reading boy

Thames Valley Police is appealing for information regarding a missing boy from Reading.

Izzatullah Tarakhail, aged 15, was last seen in Sycamore Road, at about 6.15pm on Friday 6 June.

Izzatullah Tarakhail was last seen on Sycamore Road on Friday 6th June Credit: Thames Valley Police

Izzatullah is about 5ft 6ins tall, with short neat dark hair, which is usually brushed to one side, and brown eyes.

He was last seen wearing loose black trousers and a black long shirt.

He speaks Pashto, and basic English and Farsi Urdu.

He is known to frequent areas in Whitley, as well as mosques in both Oxford Road and Alexandra Mosque near Reading University.

If you have any information regarding Izzatullah’s whereabouts please contact the Thames Valley Police Enquiry Centre on 101

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