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Can you help find Hannah Francis?

Hannah Francis was last seen at her home in Bristol on Monday afternoon Credit: Avon & Somerset Police

Police are increasingly concerned for the welfare of a 64-year-old woman who has gone missing from her home in Bristol.

Hannah Francis was last seen at her home in Stoke Bishop at about 3.30pm on Monday 26 January. She was wearing a cream-coloured jumper with a dark blue horizontal pattern on the front, navy blue trousers, knee-length boots and glasses, and was carrying a small light blue rucksack.

Officers say they are particularly worried as she has some mental health issues.

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Could missing Ryan be in Bath?

Ryan Ranson bought a ticket to Bath Spa at Paddington station on Friday Credit: Devon and Cornwall Police

Police say a teenager who has been missing for almost a week could be in the Bath area.

Ryan Ranson from Ivybridge was reported missing after failing to turn up for work at Devonport Dockyard on Tuesday 20 January.

The 17-year-old was last seen on CCTV using his bank card at a cash point machine at Paddington train station in London, on Friday 23 January, shortly before 10.15am.

He bought a ticket to Bath Spa station.

Officers are making enquiries in Bath and London, as well as in Torbay and Blackpool after Ryan’s bank card was used there last week before he travelled to Paddington.

It’s been nearly a week now since Ryan went missing and his family are extremely concerned about him.

This is the first time he has gone missing and his disappearance is completely out of character.

There have been no sightings of Ryan since last Friday in London. We don’t know whether he is now in Bath, has returned to Devon or has gone somewhere else.

We are continuing to make enquiries to find him and would like to speak to anyone who sees Ryan or knows where he is.

– PC Rebecca Lockley, Devon & Cornwall Police


Missing 78-year-old man found in Weston-super-Mare

Adrian Lee went missing after leaving the Sugarloaf pub on Boxing Day Credit: Avon & Somerset Police

A 78-year-old man who was reported missing last week has been found safe and well.

Concerns were raised when Adrian Lee, from Bristol, was not seen after Boxing Day.

He was located safe and well in Weston-super-Mare last night.

Police have thanked everyone for their support.

Police search for missing 78-year-old man

Adrian Lee was last seen leaving the Sugarloaf pub on Boxing Day Credit: Avon & Somerset Police

Concern is increasing for the welfare of 78-year-old Adrian Lee. The pensioner was last seen leaving the Sugarloaf public house, St Marks Road, Easton on Boxing Day at about 10pm.

He is thought to have been wearing brown trousers and a jumper.

Because of his age, Adrian is frail and has been getting confused recently.

Police say he has not gone missing before and did not meet friends on Saturday or Sunday, as planned, which they say is completely out of character.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police on 999, quoting reference MP3199/14.


Mother and four-day old baby missing from Bristol hospital

Charlotte Bevan and her baby have been missing since Tuesday evening

A mother and her four-day old baby have gone missing from a hospital in Bristol.

Charlotte Bevan left Bristol Maternity hospital at 9pm last night and has not been seen since.

Avon and Somerset Police say she may appear confused and worried. Neither her nor her baby are dressed for the cold weather and Charlotte has no shoes.

Anyone who sees her is asked to call 999.

13-year-old boy found safe and well

13-year-old Kyle Nicholas has been found safe and well Credit: Gloucestershire Police

13 year old Kyle Nicholas, from Hardwicke in Gloucester, who went missing yesterday has been found safe and well.

Gloucestershire Police say he was found at 7pm this evening, 2 December. They have thanked the public for their help.

Missing 13-year-old boy could be in Cirencester

Kyle Nicholas has been missing since Monday 1 December Credit: Gloucestershire Police

Gloucestershire Police are concerned for the welfare of a 13-year-old boy who has been missing from the Gloucester area since yesterday, 1 December.

Kyle Nicholas, from Hardwicke, is white, 4ft 10ins tall, of slight build and has light brown spiked, cropped hair. He looks younger than his 13 years.

He was last seen wearing dark jogging bottoms, dark shoes, a red jumper and an over-sized orange jacket. He also has a Severn Vale Uniform with him

It's believed he has travelled to the Cirencester area.

If anyone has seen Kyle or knows of his whereabouts they are asked to call the police on 101 quoting incident no. 376 of 01/12/14.

Body found by police hunting for missing 80 year old woman

Ann Grisman had been missing since Friday Credit: Avon & Somerset Police

The body of a woman has been found by police searching for missing Ann Grisman.

Ann, who was 80, had been missing since Friday after going on a shopping trip to Taunton.

The discovery was made this morning in the Wellington area by a member of the public.

Police say her death is not being treated as suspicious.

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