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Police concerned for missing 13 year old girl

Police say they are concerned for the welfare of a 13 year old girl who went missing from the Exeter area.

Anastasia Groom has links to Taunton and Exeter and police believe it is likely that she is in one of these two areas or somewhere in between on public transport.


Credit: Devon and Cornwall Police
  • 5ft 1ins tall
  • stocky build
  • dark hair with red colouring
  • she was wearing black leggings and a pink and white long sleeved check shirt
  • was carrying a black and white ruck sack

Anyone who has had a very recent sighting of her is asked to call 999, otherwise call 101 and quote log 897 of 22 April 2017.


New cloud formation over Woodbury Common

This weekend's gorse fire resulted in a particular kind of cloud. Credit: Daniel Lowe

The fire at Woodbury Common near Exeter this weekend produced a type of cloud that has only recently been recognised by the World Meteorological Organisation.

The cloud type known as cumulus flammagenitus is caused when smoke from a fire helps cloud formation.


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