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Police confirm possible DJ Derek sighting is false

Man photographed at Waterloo station on Dec 21st is not DJ Derek Credit: Family

Police have confirmed a photo circulated widely on social media of a man at Waterloo Station is not missing Derek Serpell-Morris - known as DJ Derek.

Avon and Somerset police say they have worked closely with colleagues at the Metropolitan Police who have identified and spoken to the man photographed.

74-year-old Derek Serpell-Morris has been missing since July. His family have spent months taking to the streets and spreading the word on social media to try and find him.

Derek Serpell-Morris has been missing since July Credit: ITV News

Renewed appeal for missing teenager

Have you seen Siann Miles? Credit: Avon and Somerset police

Police are appealing for help in finding a missing teenager.

Siann Miles, 16, from South Gloucestershire, has not been seen since December 17th.

She is believed to be in the Euston area of London and in the company of an older man. She has made contact since she was last seen.

Sian is described as white, with long brown hair, of a slim build and approximately 5ft tall.

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Is this DJ Derek? Family on alert after lookalike seen in London

Is this DJ Derek? Credit: Family
Derek Serpell-Morris has been missing since July. Credit: ITV News

The family of a missing Bristol DJ is on alert after a man who looks strikingly similar was photographed at Waterloo station on Monday night (21st December).

74-year-old Derek Serpell-Morris has been missing since July. His family have spent months taking to the streets and spreading the word on social media to try and find him.

They are believed to be taking this latest lead seriously due to the similarities - and the fact that the man is wearing clothes similar to ones the DJ is known to have owned.

Avon and Somerset Police are still investigating - and have appealed again for anyone with new information to come forward.

Is this DJ Derek? Credit: Family

Police 'seriously concerned' about man missing from Salisbury

Jim Newton Credit: Wiltshire Police

Police are seriously concerned about a 45 year old man who has gone missing from Salisbury.

James Newton, known as Jim, was last seen between 9.30pm and 10pm on Saturday 19 December at his parents' address in Old Sarum.

He was visiting them from Exeter and was believed to have gone to bed, but when they checked in the morning he was not there.

Police say there are serious concerns about his welfare as he has not been taking his medication.

DESCRIPTION

  • white
  • 5ft 8"
  • solid build
  • short grey hair
  • likely to be wearing a dark green jacket and white shoes

If you have information that may assist the police, they ask you to please call 101 or if you wish to remain anonymous please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Brit missing in Thailand reportedly found safe and well

Jordan Jacobs has reportedly been found safe and well. Credit: Emily Jacobs / Facebook

A young man from Wiltshire believed to have been missing in Thailand has reportedly been found safe and well.

The family of 21-year-old backpacker Jordan Jacobs were concerned for his safety after a worrying phone call.

Reports suggest he has now been found.

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Police release urgent appeal in search for missing Cheltenham man

Missing: 68-year-old David Colley from Cheltenham Credit: Gloucester Police

Police are appealing for information to help trace the whereabouts of a missing man from Cheltenham.

68-year-old David Colley was discovered missing from his home in The Park area of Cheltenham at around 12.30pm this afternoon.

He is around 5 feet 8 inches tall, of slim build with grey, unkempt hair and a grey moustache. He could be wearing mustard-coloured trousers, a purple t-shirt, a dark jumper and brown shoes.

Officers say they are extremely concerned for David's welfare and would urge anyone who may have seen him to contact Gloucestershire Police on 101, quoting incident number 233 of December 14.

Maria Osbourne: woman missing from Bristol

Police are appealing for the public’s help to find a missing Bristol woman -Maria Osbourne.

The 41-year-old was last seen in the Redcliffe area of the city at approximately 5.45pm on Friday 27 November.

Police say her disappearance is out of character and they're growing increasingly concerned for her welfare.

Maria Osbourne Credit: Avon & Somerset Police

Appeal to find missing woman Louise Reynolds

Louise Reynolds Credit: Avon & Somerset Police

Police are appealing for the public’s help to find missing Yate woman Louise Reynolds.

Louise, 31, was last seen outside the Best Supermarket on Stokes Croft, Bristol at approximately 5.50am on Thursday 26 November.

Police say her disappearance is out of character and as she has not been in contact with either friends or family, they are growing increasingly concerned for her welfare.

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  • white
  • 5 ft 1 ins
  • brown hair
  • tattoo on left wrist with the name 'John'
  • tattoo on right arm of a blue rose and the name 'Saul'
  • thought to be wearing a long black coat with a hood with fur trimming

If you have seen Louise or know where she may be, please call 101 and quote reference 5215049323.

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