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Hunt for missing soldier

Kent Police is appealing for the public’s help in tracing a soldier from Brompton Barracks who has been missing since the early hours of Wednesday morning.

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Police appeal for missing soldier

Josh Thomas Credit: Kent Police

Kent Police is appealing for help in tracing a soldier from Brompton Barracks who has been missing since the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Officers say they are growing increasingly concerned for Josh Thomas, 18, who was last seen by friends outside the City Wall pub in Rochester.

Josh, from Wales and a soldier at the barracks on Dock Road in Chatham, had been on a night out with friends and was seen shortly before 1am on CCTV cameras walking across Rochester bridge and into Corporation Street.

He is described as white, about 5ft 9ins tall, slim and with short dark brown hair. He was wearing a dark blue Lyall and Scott jumper with white and red collar, grey jeans and white Converse trainers.

Officers are keen to speak with anyone that might have seen Josh on Corporation Street or might have some information that could help. You are asked to call 101, quoting reference 10-0243, Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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