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Missing Bristol teenager

Police say they are growing concerned about a 19 year old girl who's gone missing in Bristol.

Gemma Hall hasn't been seen since she left her home in Hartcliffe last night to buy fish and chips.

Her disappearance is described as out of character.

Gemma was wearing black and purple trainers, a red fleece and black leggings when she was last seen.

Gemma Hall hasn't been seen since going to buy a fish supper in Hartcliffe. Credit: Avon & Somerset Constabulary


George Ford's death to remain a mystery

The death of a student whose body was found in a river in Gloucestershire will remain a mystery, an inquest heard today.

20 year old George Ford from Stroud disappeared a week before Christmas last year.

Tests on his body found traces of cannabis and benzodiazepine drugs which he bought over the internet.

The coroner has today recorded an open verdict and said it was impossible to determine how George came to die in the River Frome.

George Ford

Missing mother and six-month-old baby in Bristol

Xaio Lin is missing with her six-month-old daughter Credit: Avon & Somerset Police

Police are looking for a mother who has gone missing with her child in Bristol.Xaio Lin has a six-month-old daughter who she is only able to see under supervision. This morning she had an escorted visit but got separated from a supervisor and at 11.30am walked off with the child and disappeared.

Xaio Lin is 20 and also known as Min Jun Lin and Shuangshaung Shui.

She is 5'2" tall, has a small build and has black hair which was this morning worn in a bun. She was last seen wearing a black top, white three-quarter length jeans and red trainers.

Her daughter is believed to be wearing a white dress with red dots and a hat.

Xaio Lin is from the Stokes Croft area but could be anywhere.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101.

Missing boy found safe and well

A boy reported missing from a campsite in Gloucestershire on Thursday night been found safe and well.

Police launched a major operation when the seven year old could not be located at the Thistledown Farm campsite at Nympsfield near Stroud around 7pm.

It is thought he got lost in woodland.

He was found early on Friday morning walking back to his tent.

The campsite's Manager Ryan Kelly said this is the first time this has ever happened:


Campers join search for missing boy in Stroud

Campers have joined police to search through the night for the missing boy, who was on a family holiday.

Sergeant Ben Darcy said the search has been "difficult" in the dark but a more extensive hunt was due to start as daylight breaks.

The search has gone on throughout the night but due to the location it has been very difficult to do. It is a heavily wooded area. With the daylight we will be getting more officers in for a more extensive search.

– Sergeant Ben Darcy, Gloucestershire Police

The majority of our campers were helping in the search overnight, and my family. Everyone is very anxious, we're just hoping we are going to find him walking in the woods somewhere. We had an amazing response from the local police last night and an amazing response from the campers.

– Richard Kelly, a co-owner of Thistledown Farm

Police search for missing boy in Stroud

Police are hunting for a missing seven-year-old boy who may have got lost in woodlands.

The boy, from Worcester, was last seen at a campsite at Thistledown Farm in Nympsfield, near Stroud in Gloucestershire at around 7pm last night.

It is believed that the boy may have got lost in woodland near the campsite and police are eager for anyone who may have seen the boy to get in contact.

– Gloucestershire Police spokesman

The boy is described as white, around 1m 20cm (4ft) with blonde hair and blue eyes.

He was last seen wearing a dark 'Scooby-Doo' rain jacket with a hood, dark jogging bottoms and wellington boots.

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