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Concerns for missing Dorset man

Karl Collison was last seen in the early hours of this morning Credit: Dorset Police

Police are appealing for the public’s help to find a missing man from Poole.

Karl Collison, who is 29 years old, was last seen at an address on Langdon Road in Poole at around 2.50am this morning.

Karl is white, about five feet ten inches tall and of slim to medium build. He has light brown hair and was last seen wearing a light-coloured jacket and trousers.

“His behaviour is out of character and we are aware he may have been very upset recently.

“I would urge anyone who might know where Karl may be or has seen him since the early hours of this morning to please call Dorset Police urgently.

“If Karl sees this message, please contact us as we want to know you are safe and well.”

– Inspector Anna Harvey, of Dorset Police


Missing hiker's body found on mountain

The remains of a British hiker have been found in Canada more than two years after he went missing. Tom Billings, who was 22 years old and from Oxford, was travelling in North America when he was last seen in Vancouver in November 2013. He was reported missing a week later after he failed to return to his accommodation.

Body of missing Tom Billings found Credit: Martin Billings

A large-scale search operation was launched for Mr Billings, who police believed was trekking in the North Shore mountains and got lost or injured, but he was never found. Last month a hiker on Cypress Mountain in West Vancouver spotted the Briton's remains and he has since been identified through DNA.

Body of missing hiker found Credit: Press Association

Vancouver Police say foul play is not suspected and the coroner's service is investigating.

Family appeal after grandfather goes missing

The family of missing Kent man Nigel Knights, 63, are appealing to the public to help in the search to find him.

Mr Knights disappeared at Morrisons in Strood on Monday 9th May 2016.

Missing appeal Credit: Kent Police

Despite the efforts of the coastguard, police and the Kent Search and Rescue team, Nigel has not been found and his family are appealing to the public to join the FindNigelKnights facebook page.

Mr Knights, from Rochester, who lived in Cuxton for over 30 years, is a grandfather of five with two sons and four stepdaughters.

He worked as a teaching assistant in Holmesdale School, Snodland before retiring.

Nigel Knights missing Credit: Kent Police

Nigel has been missing since Monday and we know in our heart of hearts he is out there somewhere. We just need to find him. He is an amazing Dad, husband and granddad and we need him to come home. He hasn’t been feeling mentally very stable in the last few months and because of this we’re more concerned than ever. He was suffering from anxiety, panic attacks and just hasn’t been himself. When he left the supermarket, shopping with Mum, he left with no coat, wallet, phone, food or anything.

– Nicola Martin, stepdaughter

Concerns for missing man

Andrew Edwards was last seen on Saturday morning Credit: Dorset Police

Police are asking for the public's help to find a missing man from Bournemouth.

Andrew Edwards who's 52 was last seen at an address in King John Avenue on Saturday morning.

It's believed he was upset when he left and took his car - a black Peugeot 206.

"Andrew was reported missing this morning and we now believe he was upset when he left and we are becoming increasingly concerned for him.

"If anyone knows where Andrew may be, has seen his car or has heard from him please get in touch.

"Finally, if Andrew sees this appeal I would urge him to please contact us - your family are very worried about you."

– Chief Inspector Bob Acaster, of Dorset Police


Missing family from Swindon found safe and well

The missing Goodman family from Swindon were found safe and well in Shrivenham last night.

Robert and Suphan Goodman and their son James were located by Wiltshire Police at around 10pm yesterday.

A Wiltshire Police spokesman said: "We would like to thank the public and the media in their assistance in helping us find the Goodmans, who are now safe and well."

Body found in search for missing junior doctor

Rose Polge went missing during her hospital shift two months ago Credit: PA

The body of junior doctor and former Southampton University student, Rose Polge, has been found in the sea off the Dorset coast.

The 25-year-old, who lived in Torbay, went missing during her hospital shift two months ago.

A police spokesman said: "On Friday the 1st April, a female body was recovered from the sea east of Portland Headland, Dorset.

"Police are currently working on the belief that the body is that of 25-year old missing person Rose Polge, from Torquay.

"Devon and Cornwall Police are working with Dorset Police and the Coroner’s Office on this matter, and await the results of the formal identification."

Rescue teams search for missing kayaker

The coastguard is searching for a kayaker who has gone missing in the River Medway.

His boat was found at 11 o'clock last night drifting in the water.

A Police helicopter also joined the search, but has now left the scene.

“Despite an intensive search of the River and Estuary, from Rochester to the Kingsnorth Power Station, we have been unable to locate the missing kayaker. Our search continues.”

– Ian Guy, for the UK Coastguard

Concern for missing Leslie Styles

Police are concerned for the welfare of 47-year-old Leslie Styles Credit: man

Police are asking for the public's help to find Leslie Styles who's gone missing.

Leslie lives in Chandlers Ford and has not been seen since Friday, March 18th.

He has not been in contact with anyone and police say this is very out of character for him.

Leslie does not have a car and therefore likely to use public transport. He's 47-years-old and described as:

  • White
  • 5 ft 7 inches
  • Slim build
  • Short to mid length greyish white hair
  • Greyish white beard
  • Tinted glasses that react to light

Leslie has a discoloured front tooth which can be seen when he smiles.

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