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Concern for missing teenager

Courtney Salway was last seen yesterday afternoon Credit: Hampshire Constabulary

Officers are appealing for help to trace a missing Gosport teenager.

Courtney Salway, 16, from Gosport was last seen on the afternoon of Tuesday, January 13 and last spoke to family and friends shortly after 6.30pm that evening.

Courtney is 5ft 4ins tall, with a medium build, and long dark brown hair. She was last seen wearing a long-sleeved black t-shirt, black jeans, black work type boots and a black leather jacket.

“Courtney is very vulnerable and we are extremely worried about her. It is likely she is still in the Gosport area but there is a chance she may have travelled further. We have spoken with her friends and family and have searched various places in Gosport that she is known to frequent. If you see her or think you might know where she is, please call us immediately so we can make sure she is safe and well.”

– PC Gary Jones


"We'll keep searching" say friends and family of missing clubber

The family and friends of a missing Kent man have spent the day giving out leaflets to the public, as they try to find out what happened to him. Twenty eight year old Patrick Lamb disappeared a week ago after he left a bar in Maidstone. His bank account hasn't been touched. Yesterday police divers searched the river Medway but found nothing. Andrea Thomas has the latest. She spoke to Patrick's sister Zoe, his girlfriend Natasha Morgan and Chief Inspector Susie Harper from Kent Police.

Man missing from Reading

Viet-Anh Luong hasn't been seen since Tuesday Credit: Thames Valley Police

Thames Valley Police is appealing for the public's help in tracing a man missing from his home in Reading.

Viet-Anh Luong (usually known as Val), is 33-years-old. He was last seen at his home in Ian Mikardo Way, Caversham on Tuesday but was reported missing yesterday.

Viet-Anh is described as Asian, between 5ft 10ins and 6ft, hunched over, slim, with short black hair and a black beard. He has brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a brown coat.

Anyone with any information about Viet-Anh's whereabouts is asked to contact Det Sgt Crowther at Thames Valley police via 101.

"We are concerned for Viet-Anh's welfare. He has not been in contact since Tuesday . He has not gone missing before so we would urge anyone who knows of his whereabouts or has seen him to give Thames Valley Police a call on 101. He is believed to have links to the Stepney area of East London."

– Det Sgt Will Crowther from Force CID at Reading Police Station

Concern for missing elderly woman

Olga Duncan was last seen this morning Credit: Dorset Police

Police are becoming increasingly concerned for a woman who has gone missing in Bournemouth town centre.

Olga Duncan, who is 84, is thought to have left her home in Wimborne today, Saturday 20 December 2014, and caught the number 13 Wilts and Dorset bus from the town to Bournemouth town centre, arriving at around 10.35am.

She is described as white and is wearing a full length grey coat with black markings, black shoes, a skirt and tights. She is carrying a black handbag and walks slightly bent forward. She has dark greying hair which is slightly curly and cut to the neckline.

“Olga is easily confused and we are becoming increasingly concerned for her welfare. We know she caught the bus from Wimborne and arrived in Bournemouth Square at 10.35am. The town centre is very busy today and we are urging shoppers to please contact Dorset Police immediately if they see someone matching Olga’s description in the area. For Olga’s own safety we need to find her urgently. I urge anyone with any information, no matter how small or seemingly irrelevant, to contact the police on 101.”

– Chief Inspector Guy Shimmons, of Dorset Police

Divers search river as fears grow for missing Patrick

Patrick Lamb has been missing for a week Credit: Kent Police

Police searching for 28 year old Patrick Lamb who disappeared in Maidstone a week ago have sent divers in to search part of the River Medway.

It comes as friends of Patrick launch a huge awareness campaign to help track him down.

He was last seen at Bar Chocolate on Friday night LAST week.

Friends are desperate to find the 26 year old Credit: Kent Police

Police have today been using sonar to search part of the river, and this afternoon a tent was erected on the river bank. But an officer told ITV Meridian tonight that there was still no sign of the missing man.

Friends of Mr Lamb, who grew up in Whitstable and went to Canterbury High School, say it is extremely out of character for him not to have made contact and have set up a Facebook appeal for information.

The Facebook page created by Patrick's friends Credit: Facebook


Kent man's disappearance 'out of character'

The friends and family of a man from Canterbury who has been missing for three days say they are very concerned about his whereabouts.

Patrick Lamb is twenty-eight and is described as five-foot-seven with short dark hair. He was last seen at Bar Chocolate in Maidstone late on Friday night.

Loved ones say his disappearance is very out of character.

Missing teenager from Aylesbury

14-year-old Tommy Lewis was last seen on Monday afternoon Credit: Thames Valley Police

Thames Valley Police is appealing for the public’s help in tracing a teenage boy missing from his home in Aylesbury, but who may also be in Reading.

Tommy Lewis, aged, 14, was last seen at Aylesbury Railway Station at around 3pm on Monday when he said he was going to visit a friend in Reading. He was due back at home in Weedon at 9pm the same day but failed to return.

Tommy is described as white, slim, 5ft 3ins. He was wearing a large blue Puffa-style jacket, blue tracksuit bottoms, a white Polo Ralph Lauren T-shirt and Nike Air Max trainers in blue, white and black.

Officers are increasingly concerned for Tommy as he has been missing for more than 24 hours. It is believed he is as likely to be in Reading as Aylesbury and would urge anyone who knows him or his whereabouts to contact Thames Valley police via 101 as a matter of urgency.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 and quote URN1581 24/11.

Concern for missing Chichester man

Tom was last seen on Monday afternoon leaving a health facility in Chichester Credit: Sussex Police

Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a 28-year-old man who has failed to return to a health facility in Chichester where he was being treated.

Known as Tom, the man left the premises with permission at around 1.30pm on Monday but did not come back at 4.30pm as expected. He was last seen in Edward Street, Brighton, on Tuesday afternoon.

Tom is described as white, 5, 11", of heavy build with short or shaven hair and a fair complexion. He is thought to be wearing a grey t-shirt, green fleece, blue trousers and blue jeans. He smokes and is known to enjoy a drink.

It is not clear if Tom has access to medication that he needs and this could affect his personality.

Anyone seeing Tom or who knows of his whereabouts is asked to email or phone 101, quoting serial 1156 of 24/11. In an emergency, call 999 and ask for police.

Concern for missing teenager

Thames Valley Police is appealing for the public’s help in locating a person missing from Witney.

Millie Lee, aged 18, was last seen near The Downs, Standlake at around 11.30am yesterday.

She is described as white, of medium build, 5ft, with brown shoulder length hair. She was wearing blue jeans and a jacket and boots. She was on her bicycle, which is black.

Millie Lee was last seen yesterday morning near the Downs at Standlake Credit: Thames Valley Police

If you have any information or know of Millie’s whereabouts please contact Thames Valley Police Enquiry Centre on 101, quoting URN 1191 of 19/11.

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.

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