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Police 'increasingly concerned' for missing woman from Axminster

Have you seen Karen Wyatt? Credit: Devon and Cornwall Police

Police say they're growing increasingly concerned about a woman whose gone missing from Axminster.

Karen Wyatt was last seen at around 10am yesterday (23rd March). She is believed to be driving a Blue Toyota HiLux registration YF02XHF.

Police are asking for the public to immediately call in any sightings or information that could help police locate her.

Anyone who has seen Karen or knows of her whereabouts is asked to call 999.

Police recover body of man from Bristol river

Abdulkadir Mahamoud went missing on 24th February Credit: Avon & Somerset Police

Police searching for a man from Bristol, who has been missing for three weeks, have found a body.

Abdulkadir Mahamoud from Easton went missing on 24th February. This afternoon an underwater police dive team recovered the body of a man from the river off Hotwell Road in Bristol.

His family have been informed. Formal identification is yet to take place but police say they believe it is Mr Mahamoud


Police 'increasingly concerned' for missing woman as her car is found

Have you seen Lauren Philips? Credit: Police

Police are growing increasingly concerned about a young woman who's been missing for a week - and are asking the public for help.

Lauren Philips, who's 26, was last seen on Thursday 23 February - she failed to turn up to work in Bristol on Sunday.

Yesterday, her car was found in Woolacombe, Devon.

Officers from Devon and Cornwall Police are assisting with the search to find her along with HM Coastguard, the RNLI and the National Police Air Service.

We really need the public’s help in finding her so if you see her or think you might know where she is, please get in touch.

We’re particular keen for bed and breakfast owners or hoteliers in and around the Woolacombe area to check whether she has booked in with them.

– Detective Inspector Mark Langdon

If you see Lauren please call 101.

CCTV released of missing man Lewis Ball on the night he disappeared

Police have released CCTV footage of a man who disappeared while on a night out with friends in Bristol.

26-year-old Lewis Ball hasn't been seen since the early hours of 5 February - he had been at the Thekla nightclub on The Grove in the city, but failed to return home.

The CCTV shows Lewis walking along The Grove towards Prince Street at 3.42am:

Were you in the harbourside area during the early hours of 5 February? Did you see Lewis?

We’re still keen for anyone who was in the area and saw Lewis and who hasn’t already made contact with us to get in touch.

– Detective Inspector Adam Stacey

An intensive search operation is ongoing and officers continue to carry out a thorough examination of Bristol city centre both on land and in water.

If you see Lewis please call 999.


Missing woman made way on to beach before disappearing

Tanya Vickery made her way on to the beach before going missing Credit: Devon & Cornwall Police

A woman from Devon made her way on to the beach before going missing, according to police.

Tanya Vickery, 30, from Sidmouth, was last seen on Tuesday February 7 at around 10.40pm near to The Marine pub on the Esplanade.

Police say they are becoming increasingly concerned for her welfare.

Tanya is described as white, of slim build, 5 feet 5 inches tall with black straight shoulder length hair, she was last seen wearing a white puffer jacket.

Anyone with information which might assist police with their search is being asked to call police on 101 quoting log 835 07022017.

Police believe missing teenager may be in London

17-year-old Nadia Cruz is missing from home in Plymouth but is believed to be in London. Credit: Devon & Cornwall Police

Police are appealing for help to find a missing teenage girl from Plymouth.

17-year-old Nadia Cruz has been missing from home since before Christmas and police say their enquiries have lead them to believe she is in London.

Nadia is described as mixed race, Portuguese, of slim build, 5 feet 6 inches tall, with long black hair with the right side of her head shaved and brown eyes. She has two stud piercings in her gum above top front teeth.

Police say they are concerned for her welfare and are asking anyone who sees her to call 101 and ask to speak to Devon and Cornwall Police.

Mobile police station set up in search for missing man

Credit: Avon and Somerset Police

A mobile police station will be set up outside Motion Nightclub on January 27 as the search for Deakon Wilkins continues.

Deakon, 24, from Weston-super-Mare has not been seen since leaving the Bristol based nightclub on January 14.

He is described as white, medium build, 5ft 10 with ginger hair and a "Rush" tattoo on his neck.

He was last seen wearing a red jumper, black blazer and red trainers.

If you have seen Deakon, please contact Avon and Somerset Police and use the reference code 5217012724

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