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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.

The search for missing Ann continues

80 year old Ann Grisman has been missing since Friday 28 November Credit: Avon & Somerset Police

Police in Somerset are continuing to search for 80-year-old Ann Grisman who has been missing since Friday 28 November.

She was staying with relatives in Wellington - and was last seen in nearby Nynehead on Sunday 30 November.

Officers have been looking for her near the River Tone at Nynehead.

I'm told that Ann likes walking, she walks very fast, she isn't from this area so I'm just wondering whether she might be confused as to where she is but it does give me some hope that she is fit and well and in our area somewhere.

– Det Ch Insp Marie Wright, Avon & Somerset Police

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Daughter joins search for missing 80-year-old woman

Police officers searching the area by the River Tone at Nynehead Credit: ITV News

The daughter of an 80-year-old woman who's been missing since Friday has joined police searching for her mother.

Ann Grisman was seen in the village of Nynehead near Wellington yesterday and officers have been searching the area in the hope of finding her. They are also asking people nearby to check their sheds and garages in case she has found shelter there.

Her daughter, Sue Kemp, is extremely concerned.

Well obviously I'm very worried now because she'll have been outdoors for three nights. She's 80 so... She's just been wandering around. I don't know how she's managed to keep going out in the dark, in the cold. I know it's not that cold but to somebody who's 80 it is going to be cold.

– Sue Kemp, Daughter
A poster has been produced asking for people's help in finding Ann Grisman Credit: ITV News

Search for missing 80 year old switches to Nynehead

Ann Grisman pictured last Friday Credit: Avon & Somerset Police

The search for missing Somerset woman Ann Grisman has been refocussed on the village of Nynehead, near Wellington after reports of her being seen there following a shopping trip to Taunton.

The 80 year old went missing on Friday and police know that she arrived in Wellington by taxi with three other people and got out of the vehicle in the Waitrose car park. However, it is now thought that she did not get back into the taxi, contrary to earlier reports.

Ann is described as a white woman, aged 80, about 5ft 4ins tall with silver coloured hair. She wears glasses and when she went missing was wearing a red coat and red handbag.

A CCTV still of Ann shows her on the day she went missing. She did not have her medication with her.

Police are asking anyone who lives in Nynehead or the surrounding area to check garden outbuildings, sheds or garages.

Police search for taxi driver after elderly lady missing

Police search for taxi driver after elderly lady missing Credit: ITV News

Police are intensifying their search for an 80 year old woman who has been missing since Friday evening. Ann Grisman suffers from problems with her memory. She travelled from Hereford to stay with relatives in Wellington.

Police search nearby fields and outbuildings Credit: ITV News

It's known she shared a taxi from Taunton to Wellington on Friday evening after a shopping trip. Police are asking shoppers in Wellington if they've seen her and are trying to find the taxi driver. They think she may have got back in his cab.

A large team of police, along with the Exmoor Search and Rescue unit and Devon and Somerset Fire officers have spent the day searching nearby fields and outbuildings.

Sergeant James Williams is from Avon & Somerset Police:

Concern grows for missing elderly woman in Wellington

80 year old Ann Grisman hasn't been seen since yesterday morning Credit: Avon & Somerset Police

Police are concerned about an elderly lady who has been missing since yesterday morning. 80 year old Ann Grisman was visiting relatives in the Wellington area and was dropped off in the town centre about 10:30am so that she could catch the bus to do some shopping in Taunton. Police say this is something she often did but it is believed she may not have got on the bus. Mrs Grisman is described to be suffering some memory loss and did not return back from her shopping trip.

Ann is described as a white woman, aged 80, about 5ft 4ins with silver coloured hair. She wears glasses and when she went missing was wearing a red coat and red handbag.

Concern is growing because she has missed taking medication.

We are urging people in the Wellington area to check garages, outbuildings and sheds just in case Ann got lost and decided to find shelter overnight.

– Police spokesperson

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Have you seen missing Jessica?

Jessica Buttigieg was last seen on Tuesday afternoon Credit: Avon & Somerset Police

Police are trying to trace a 15-year-old schoolgirl who has been missing since Tuesday 25 November.

Jessica Buttigieg, from Locking near Weston-super-Mare, failed to return home after school.

Officers say she was last seen between 3 and 4pm on Tuesday. She was getting off a school bus in Locking Village, by the Post Office and Manor Stores.

Adam Wilmott's family ask for help on 3rd anniversary

The family of a missing man have made a desperate plea for information on his whereabouts on the third anniversary of his disappearance.

Adam Wilmott from Swindon, went missing on September 27th 2011.

39 year old Adam Wilmott hasn't been seen since September 2011. Credit: Wiltshire Police

Although homeless at the time of his disappearance, the 39 year old often stayed at local hostels or with friends.

Regardless of this, he always maintained contact with his family.

The last confirmed sighting of Adam was when he left the Great Western Hospital in Swindon on September 27th 2011 after being discharged.

He has not been seen or heard from since this time which his family say is very out of character.

Since September 27th 2011 we have not heard from Adam.

Those of us who know and love him know that he would not disappear without contacting family or friends for very long.

Whilst Adam found it hard to settle anywhere, he always remained in contact and especially after his mother's brain haemorrhage.

On the third anniversary of his disappearance we plead with anyone who may have seen him or have any information to please come forward. "

– Joint Statement from Family of Adam Wilmott

Adam is described as white, medium build with short brown hair on the sides of his head but bald on top. He normally has facial hair in the shape of a goatee.

Adam has long-term medical issues which require regular medication.

Adam’s family are completely distraught and just want some answers.

Despite his lifestyle, Adam would rarely miss a Christmas or birthday and it is at these times in particular that his family really feel the pain of not knowing where he is.

I would like to speak to anyone who may have seen Adam specifically around September 2011 and the months following that. Any information, regardless of how small, might prove crucial to this investigation.

As the third anniversary of his disappearance looms, Adam’s family just want to answer some of the questions they have about this disappearance.”

– Detective Sergeant Liz Coles, Swindon CID

Anyone with information as to Adam’s whereabouts or anyone who may have seen Adam since 2011, should contact Wiltshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be left anonymously.

Below is a link to the Missing People website page for Adam:

http://www.missingpeople.org.uk/help-us-find/adam-wilmott.

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11-year-old boy goes missing in Dorset

George Pugh-Sargent was last seen near the cafe and car park at Ringstead Bay near Weymouth Credit: ITV News

Police are increasingly concerned for an 11-year-old boy who went missing in Dorset at lunchtime today (Monday 1 September).

George Pugh-Sargent, who is from Dorchester, was last seen near the cafe and car park for Ringstead Bay between Weymouth and Lulworth.

He has a disability that affects his behaviour and makes him particularly vulnerable.

He is 5'3", has short blond hair and was wearing a Hawaiian shirt with braces and black shorts.

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