Welsh soldier missing in Alps

The family of a Cardiff-born soldier who has been missing in the French Alps since February have renewed their appeal. Simon Daw, 26, is on leave from 1st Battalion the Royal Welsh.

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Family of missing soldier renew their appeal

Simon Daw in France before he went missing Credit: Family

The family of a soldier from Cardiff who went missing while on a ski holiday in the French Alps are offering 10,000 euros for information that "leads to his safe return".

Simon Daw, 26, arrived in the ski resort of Les Deux Alpes with friends on February 9. He was reported as missing by his friends on February 12, hours after they had enjoyed an evening out in the area.

Simon Daw is a soldier with 1st Battalion the Royal Welsh Credit: Family

Mr Daw's father Vincent and his youngest brother Joe have since visited Les Deux Alpes to heighten awareness and post a number of leaflets featuring Simon's picture.

Vincent said: "I spoke to the local police in France and they've assured me this is their number one priority. We've also contacted the mobile phone company to see if they could track the signal of Simon's phone, which could indicate areas he's been to.

"Shortly after arriving in Les Deux Alpes, we know Simon bought an orange ski coat and someone might remember seeing him and remember his face. We just want anyone with information, however small, to get in touch with the police."

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