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Concern for missing teenager

Mary Mbatia was last seen on Wednesday night. Credit: Hampshire Constabulary

Police are issuing an appeal for information about a missing teenage girl from Basingstoke.

Mary Mbatia, aged 15, was last seen at her home in the town shortly after 11.30pm on Wednesday night.

Mary is described as:

Black Medium build Long shoulder-length hair

One line of enquiry is that Mary may have travelled to London with an older black man.

Mary 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.

Concern for missing teenager

Sanah Hussain was last seen in Aylesbury last night Credit: Thames Valley Police

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

Sanah Hussain, aged 17, was last seen at Weedon Road in Aylesbury at 10pm last night.

She is described as Asian, 5ft 6ins, medium build with very long black hair.

“We are extremely concerned for Sanah, this is very out of character for her to go missing like this. We would urge anyone who may have seen her or knows of her whereabouts to contact us as a matter of urgency so we can ensure she is safe. As well as Aylesbury, Sanah is also known to have links in High Wycombe and London.”

– Insp Chris Young


Appeal to help find vulnerable missing man

Paul Knipe was last seen leaving his home in Portsmouth on Friday Credit: Hampshire Constabulary

Police are making an urgent appeal for information about the whereabouts of a vulnerable man from Portsmouth.

Paul Knipe, aged 59, was last seen leaving his home address in the Station Road area of the city earlier this afternoon (Friday, March 20, 2015).

Mr Knipe is described as white, 6 ft tall approximately, with short dark brown hair.

He was last seen wearing:

  • A brown jumper
  • Purple trousers
  • Brown shoes
  • Carrying a bag containing clothing and a sleeping bag

Mr Knipe, witnesses to his whereabouts, or anyone with information are asked to contact police by phoning 101. Mini-com users can phone 18001 101. In an emergency, please phone 999.

Concern for missing man from Surrey

Yuki Uwai hasn't been seen since Saturday evening Credit: Surrey Police

Surrey Police is growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a man in his 30s missing from Cobham.

Yuki Uwai, aged 32, was last seen at 7.30am on Saturday, 14 March and contacted his family later the same evening but has not been seen or heard from since.

A number of enquiries have been carried out to locate Yuki and it is believed he may have travelled to the New Malden or Hampshire areas.

Yuki is described as being of Japanese origin, around 5ft 8ins tall, of slim build with black, spiky hair and grey stubble. He requires regular medication which he does not have with him.

Officers believe Yuki is driving his vehicle, a white VW Caddy van with the registration PK59 UMU and are asking anyone who has seen this vehicle to contact them with information.

Anyone who knows Yuki's whereabouts is urged to contact Surrey Police quoting reference P15067126.

Concern for missing teenager

Harry Went hasn't been seen since yesterday afternoon Credit: Hampshire Constabulary

We are appealing for help to find Harry Went.

Family and friends are concerned about the welfare of the missing teenager, aged 16.

Harry left a family meal at a restaurant in High Street, Winchester around 4.30pm yesterday, Sunday March 15 and hasn't been seen or heard from since.

Harry is described as white, 5ft 10ins, slim build, auburn hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a thin cotton long sleeve top which is grey / pale blue in colour, grey slim fit jeans and grey/blue coloured Nike cotton trainers. He is carrying a HEAD rucksack which is blue in colour.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Cass at North Walls police station on 101.

"Harry, if you are reading this, please get in touch with us. You're not in trouble. We're concerned for you and want to talk to you to make sure you're ok. If anyone else has spotted Harry, particularly in the Winchester or Andover area, or knows where he is, please let us know."

– PC Annelisa Cass

Concern for man missing since Tuesday

Hampshire Police are continuing their appeal for help to trace a Fareham man who went missing on Tuesday (March 10).

Kieran Smith, 24, went missing from his home in Fareham on Harcourt Road at about midday on Tuesday.

He is described as:

• White

• About five feet six inches tall

• Brown hair

• Blue eyes

He was last seen wearing a navy t-shirt, navy blue hoodie, grey jogging bottoms and white baseball boots.

Sergeant Simon Driver, who is investigating said: 'We are growing very concerned for the welfare of Kieran and would urge anyone who may have seen him since Tuesday to get in touch.'

Kieran, witnesses, or anyone with information are asked to contact police by phoning 101, alternatively call the anonymous Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.


Teenager missing from Margate

Barbora Horvathova was reported missing on Thursday Credit: Kent Police

Kent Police is appealing for information about the whereabouts of a teenage girl reported missing from Margate.

Barbora Horvathova, 14, was reported missing at 10.44pm on Thursday 26 February from Hartsdown Road, Margate, but is believed to be in the Chatham area.

She is described as around 5ft tall and of slim build, with olive skin, long dark hair, normally worn back, and brown eyes. Barbora was last seen wearing a dark brown coat, blue jeans with holes in, and white trainers.

Barbora may be going by the name Barbora Balogova.

Concerns for missing man

Police are concerned for 59-year-old Mark Lucas Credit: Hampshire Constabulary

Police are urgently trying to locate a man missing from the Portsmouth area.

Mark Lucas is 59-years-old and missing from the Portsmouth area. He was reported missing at around 6.40pm today and officers are really worried about him.

Mark is described as:

5 ft 10ins tall

Slim build

Last ween wearing dark trousers and a dark coloured jumper.

A photograph is being circulated with this appeal, but please note he has lost a considerable amount of weight since this photograph was taken so looks thinner in the face.

He is believed to be on foot, and could be anywhere. We know that he hails from Gosport and has family in Lee-on-Solent, and he could be in any of these areas.

"Together with Mr Lucas's family, we are very concerned for him. He is a vulnerable individual who may put himself in dangerous situations. If anyone has any information concerning his whereabouts or movements please call police immediately."

– Inspector Adam Edwards

CCTV captures missing student's last known whereabouts

Ivan Kulyk was last seen boarding a bus in Reading, last Tuesday. Credit: Thames Valley Police

CCTV images showing the last known movements of a student missing from Reading have been released by police.

20-year-old Ivan Kulyk hasn't been seen since last Tuesday when he got on a bus at 6.46am in Friar Street.

Ivan was last seen wearing a grey jacket and black shoes. Credit: Thames Valley Police

Footage shows Kulyk, who goes to Bucks New University in High Wyecombe, leaving the service at 7.35am in the village of Medmenham.

Officers don't know where he went from the bus stop but are describing him as white and slim with short, blonde hair.

“We would ask anyone who has seen Ivan or Ivan himself to make contact with the police or your family so we know you are safe and well.

“If anyone has any information about Ivan’s whereabouts then please contact the Thames Valley Police Enquiry Centre on 101.

“If you don't want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

“Ivan lives in Reading, but he also attends Bucks New University in High Wycombe.

“His family and friends are extremely worried about his whereabouts because this is out of character.”

– Investigating officer, Detective Sergaent Chris Quinlan of Local CID in Reading.
Credit: Thames Valley Police

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