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Fears grow for missing yachtsman

Jeffery has not been seen since mid October Credit: Devon and Cornwall Police

Police are growing increasingly concerned for a man last seen in Torquay.

Jeffery Carl Hewitt has been missing since 16th October.

He had recently bought a sailing boat called "the Louise", which was moored at Torquay. He is believed to have left the harbour between 10 and 11am on 16th October.

The next day "the Louise" was found washed up on a beach west of Lyme Regis, with nobody on board.

Devon and Cornwall Police ask anyone with any information about Jeffery or who might have been in contact with him during his time in Torquay to contact them.

Concern for 14 year old missing from Exmouth

Harriet Melbourne hasn't been seen since Monday morning Credit: Devon & Cornwall Police

Police are concerned for a fourteen year old girl from Exmouth who left for school yesterday morning (Monday), but did not arrive at school.

Harriet Melbourne is described as a white female, 5’7” tall, with mousey shoulder length frizzy hair, slim build, possibly wearing a tartan skirt , black tights, black jacket and black shoes.


Polish woman missing from Paignton

Magdalena Krawiec has been missing since Tuesday evening Credit: Devon & Cornwall Police

Police are searching for a Polish woman from Paignton after arriving in the UK two days before she went missing.

20-year-old Magdalena Krawiec, who arrived in the UK on Sunday, was last seen on CCTV leaving the place she was staying in Paignton at 8pm on Tuesday 14th May.

Police and family members are growing increasingly concerned for her welfare after she didn’t turn up for work.

Police say Magdalena is new to the area.

Magdalena is described as 5ft 10, white European, slim build with short brown hair. She was last seen wearing a black coat and dark trousers.

Anyone who sees her or knows of her whereabouts is asked to call police on 101, quoting log 232 of 15 May 2013.