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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.

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



Police appeal after fatal head-on crash in Devon

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Police are appealing for witnesses after an accident in Devon which left two people dead and another two in hospital.

Emergency services were called to the A358 near Axminster on Monday afternoon, after a van and Citroen Picasso collided head-on.

The 17 year-old passenger and 44 year-old driver of the Citroen were pronounced dead at the scene, and the remaining two passengers were airlifted to hospital. The van driver has been treated for minor injuries.

Investigations are continuing.

New photo released in search for Arthur Heeler-Frood

Arthur Heeler-Frood Credit: Family

The family of a missing teenager from Devon have released a new photo of him, in the hope it may jog some memories.

15-year-old Arthur Heeler-Frood hasn't been seen since leaving his family home in Axminster on the morning of Tuesday 6 September 2016. He failed to turn up at school.

Five weeks on, his parents Caroline and Jeremy Heeler-Frood have made a heartfelt plea for him to get in touch.


Police have set up a dedicated phone line for people to report any sightings of Arthur.

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