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Missing people: Useful contacts

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If you're worried about someone who you think is missing, struggling to deal with the ordeal of having a loved one disappear or have been missing yourself and want to reach out to family and friends - there are organisations who can help.

  • Missing People - charity dedicated to bringing missing children and adults back together - 020 8392 4590
  • Missing Persons - National Crime Agency bureau - 0845 000 5481
  • Samaritans - 24 hour listening service - 116 123

Appeal for missing Cornwall girl

Police are appealing to help find a missing 22-year-old who hasn't been seen for almost a week.

Blanche Blackstone left her home address in Torpoint on 10 November and has not made contact with her family since.

She is 5'6", of slim build and with a brown bob-style hair cut, which has a hint of red.

Blanche is not in trouble, and police are also appealing for her to get in touch to let us and her family know that she is safe and well.

– Devon and Cornwall Police

Anyone with any information is asked to call 999, quoting police log 763 for 11th of November.


Police appeal for missing teenager in Devon

15-year-old Melissa Dudson is missing from Newton Abbott. Credit: Devon & Cornwall Police

Police in Devon are appealing for help to find a teenager who has been missing for several days.

15-year-old Melissa Dudson went missing from Newton Abbott on Sunday morning around 11am.

Melissa is described as white, 5 feet 11 inches tall, of a slim build, with black, curly length hair and blue eyes.

She was last seen wearing white trainers, light blue jeans, and a burgundy bomber jacket and has links to Torbay, North Devon and Plymouth.

Anyone who has seen Melissa is being asked to call police on 101 quoting log 745 of the 6th November 2016.

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