Man arrested over woman's disappearance

Thirty-eight year old Catherine Gowing was last seen on Friday.

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More time to question missing women suspect

Police now believe Catherine Gowing was last seen at Asda in Queensferry Flintshire Credit: North Wales Police

Police investigating the disappearance Catherine Gowing have been given more time to question a 46 year-old man on suspicion of her murder.

Further investigations by North Wales Police have established a further sighting of the 37 year-old at Asda in Queensferry, Flintshire.

Catherine was seen entering the store at 8.06pm on Friday 12th October and she left at 8.39pm.

She was wearing blue jeans, a light brown / khaki fleece zipped top with white sleeves and white side panels. On her feet she was wearing plain black flat shoes and her brown hair was tied up.

She had a bright brown saddle bag across her shoulder and body and was carrying a plastic Asda bag and a pizza type box.

Detective Superintendent John Hanson said: “Our priority is to trace Catherine and we would urge anyone who has seen her or her Renault Clio, bearing the Irish registration plates - 00D 99970 to contact the North Wales Police incident room on101.”

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Tracing vehicle main focus in finding Flintshire woman

atherine Gowing, 38, was last seen by friends in Mold on Friday October 12, 2012 Credit: North Wales Police

North Wales Police have issued a statement expressing their growing concern about the welfare of Catherine Gowing.

The 38 year-old has not been seen since leaving Evans Veterinary Practice in Clayton Road, Mold, where she works at around 7pm on Friday night.

Police were notified after Ms Gowing failed to make a weekend appointment and did not turn up for work on Monday morning.

They say this is totally out of character for Catherine who maintains regular contact with her family, friends and work colleagues.

The main focus of the investigation is now locating the missing 38 year-olds plum/burgundy coloured Renault Clio bearing Irish registration plates - 00D 99970.

North Wales Police strongly believe tracing the car will help to find Catherine.

Police believe Catherine drove home to Cae Isa, New Brighton in her works car, a Vauxhall Corsa.

A 46 year old Gwynedd man believed to be known to Catherine has been arrested on suspicion of her murder and is currently being questioned at a local Police Station.

Man arrested over disappearance over Catherine Gowing

Catherine Gowing was last seen on October 12th Credit: North Wales Police

North Wales Police have arrested a man on suspicion of murder following the disappearance of a woman from the New Brighton area of Flintshire.

Thirty-eight year old Catherine Gowing was last seen on Friday.

Detectives are appealing to the public for help in tracing the whereabouts of a burgundy or purple coloured Renault Clio which was bearing an Irish registration plate 00D99970.

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