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Police appeal for information about missing woman in Chippenham

Have you seen Margaret Grant? Credit: Wiltshire Police

Police are appealing for information about a woman who has gone missing in Chippenham.

Margaret Grant was last seen on Monday 12 October at her home in Manor Road. She has not contacted her family since, which is said to be out of character.

Police say Margaret has heart problems and needs medication which they think she does not have with her.


  • Large build
  • Shoulder length blond hair
  • May be wearing black jogging bottoms, plain t-shirt and blue anorak
  • Belived to have taken her car, a silver "55" plated Land Rover estate


Can you help find missing 14-year-old Melissa?

Melissa Bowles went missing from a leisure centre in North Wales last week. Credit: Wiltshire Police

14-year-old Melissa Bowles from Swindon has not been seen since she went missing from the Bala Leisure Centre in North Wales last Thursday.

She may have been spotted in Swindon town centre and the Parks area in the last few days.

The teenager was least seen wearing a purple hooded top and baggy black and white trousers, and carrying a multi-coloured backpack.

Anyone with any information should contact Wiltshire Police on 101, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 if you wish to remain anonymous,

13-year-old Jack Parfitt missing again hours after being found

Teenager Jack Parfitt is missing again. Credit: Wiltshire Police

A 13-year-old schoolboy is missing again, just hours after being found.

Police announced earlier that Jack Parfitt had been found safe in Swindon after more than two weeks missing from his Gloucester home, and that a 23-year-old woman had been arrested.

However they now say that he ran away from his social worker just hours later, just as he was about to be taken back to Gloucester.

Wiltshire Police have now re-started their hunt for the missing teenager.


11-year-old boy missing from Cheltenham home

Joseph Barnett's mother woke up this morning to find the front door open and her son gone. Credit: Gloucestershire Police

Police are appealing for help to find an 11-year-old boy who is missing from his home in Cheltenham.

Joseph Barnett was last seen between 2-3am at his home in Lucinia Mews, Cheltenham. His mother woke up at 7 this morning to find the front door open and Joseph missing.

Joseph is 5' 6", blond, blue-eyed and stockily built. He is friendly and may approach people. He likes train tracks and local parks, including King George V and Pittville Park in Cheltenham.

He is probably wearing red and black jogging bottoms, a red and white top with a picture of a gorilla on the front and black trainers. He may be carrying a Spiderman rucksack and have a blue and silver metal scooter with him.

Anyone with information should call 101 and quote incident number 43 of 12 June 2015. The police investigation continues.

Gloucestershire teenager missing from home

Police are appealing for information to trace a missing Dursley girl believed to be in Gloucester. Credit: Gloucestershire Police

Police are appealing for information to trace a missing Dursley girl believed to be in Gloucester.

Harley Lord, 14, was reported missing yesterday (Sunday 7 June) after she was last seen leaving a family member's address on Saturday (6 June).

While Harley has been in phone contact with her mother several times since Saturday she has not returned home.

It is believed she travelled to Kingsway in Gloucester to stay with a friend and was in Gloucester city centre this afternoon.

She was last seen wearing black leggings, grey trainers with a black tick on them, a vest and red hooded top.

Police are asking for anyone with any information regarding Harley Lord to contact them.

11-year-old boy missing from Weston-super-Mare

Leroy Drake has been missing since Thursday evening. Credit: Avon and Somerset Police

An 11-year-old boy has gone missing from his home in Weston-super-Mare.

Leroy Drake was last seen yesterday evening at about 5.30pm in the garden of his home in the Worle area of the town.

When last seen he was wearing a green t-shirt with a red patch pocket and navy blue shorts.

Police are particularly concerned as he is not dressed for the wet weather and have asked anyone on public transport in particular to keep a lookout for him.

Leroy, you’re not in any trouble, everyone just wants to know that you are safe. Please call home or ring the police yourself to let us know you are OK.

– Leroy Drake's family
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