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Police hunt for missing 14-year-old girl

Police are searching for a 14-year-old who has gone missing from Bideford.

Lydia Robinson was last seen at an address in the town at lunchtime on Tuesday, June 23.

Lydia, who prefers to be called Lill, has strong ties to the Exeter area and could be in the city.

She is white, of slight build, around 5ft 2ins tall, with long straight brown hair. She was last seen wearing a grey hoody, white jeans and trainers. She may be wearing black ripped jeans.

More feared missing in Nepal have made contact with relatives

Nora Arscott, 77, from Somerset but believed to be living in Devon has made contact with her family after she was listed as missing on the International Committee of the Red Cross website.

Gary Williams, from Plymouth, listed as missing in Nepal is safe and well. The travel tour company he was with have said all of his party are out of harms way.

After a tense and anxious couple of days it was with great relief that we finally had positive confirmation that John and his trekking party were safe. It was a quick 10 second call from a sat phone.

Fortunately they were out of Kathmandu when the quake struck. We will probably not hear anything new for a couple of days.

We will be informing family and friends first on their progress. We will however keep this page updated thereafter. Many thanks for the emails and texts.

– Spirit of Adventure

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Police search for missing man from Paignton

Julian Reynolds went missing from his home in Paignton yesterday morning Credit: Devon & Cornwall Police

A search is underway for a 50-year-old man who went missing from Paignton yesterday morning, 15 February.

Julian Reynolds left his home in the Maldon area of the town in a White Vauxhall Combo Van registration VN51OGV.

He is known to like Dartmoor and areas of natural beauty.

The police helicopter is out searching for Mr Reynolds.

Two weeks since Devon teenager went missing

Ryan Ranson. Credit: Devon & Cornwall Police

A teenager from Plymouth who was last seen buying a train ticket from Paddington to Bath has now been missing for two weeks.

17-year-old Ryan Ranson from Devon was seen on CCTV at the station on Friday 23 January. He went missing after failing to show up to work. His parents say he is not in trouble and they just want him home.

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Father makes heartfelt plea for son to come home

Ryan Ranson went missing after being dropped off for work at Devonport Dockyard on Tuesday 20 January Credit: Devon & Cornwall Police

17-year-old Ryan Ranson from Ivybridge in Devon has now been missing for a week. His father, Paul, says no matter what he may think, Ryan has done nothing wrong and he and his mother just want him home.

PICTURES: CCTV of missing teenager Ryan Ransom in Paddington Station

Ryan Ranson (bottom right) Credit: Devon and Cornwall Police

Police have released CCTV footage of missing teenager Ryan Ranson from last week.

The teenager can be seen in Paddington Station where he was last spotted withdrawing cash just before 10.15am on Friday 23rd January.

The 17-year-old from Ivybridge was last seen by his family on Tuesday after he was dropped off for work at Devonport Dockyard in Plymouth.

The 17-year-old from Ivybridge was last seen by his family on Tuesday Credit: Devon and Cornwall Police

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

Police say missing teenager could be near Torquay

Ryan Ranson has been missing since last Tuesday Credit: Devon and Cornwall Police

Police are continuing to search for a teenager from Ivybridge who has been missing since last Tuesday.

Ryan Ranson was last seen after he was dropped off at work at Devonport Dockyard. His family say his disappearance is completely out of character.

Officers believe the 17-year-old may be in the Torquay area after his bank card was used at a cash point machine on The Strand on Wednesday afternoon.

Police are urging people to come forward who have any information about Ryan's whereabouts.

He may have used public transport to get to Torquay from Plymouth, and we are appealing to anyone who has seen him or knows where he is now to get in touch.

– Jonathan Ross, Devon & Cornwall Police
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