Approximaately 250,000 people go missing each year, and these can be for a variety of reasons.
In the case of a young child it might simply because they have lost their way home.
It might be because the person wishes to get away and start afresh due to family or relationship problems. But it can also be because of confusion due to an accident or illness, or to dementia.
But it can also be because of more sinister reasons, Bullying, Abduction, Assault or even Murder.
Many return or are found, but many are not.
Help the families of these peple to find their loved ones, or to find closure.
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The search for Angharad, who was reported missing from her home in the Nantgaredig area, is continuing today. Angharad is described as a white female, about 5ft 1inches tall, of medium build with brown hair. She is believed to be wearing blue jeans, a blue jumper and pink wellingtons. Her family and police are extremely concerned for her whereabouts and she is being treated as a high risk missing person. Superintendent Ross Evans said “A search in and along the rivers in the Nantgaredig, Pontargothi and Llanfynydd areas is continuing today. “I am extremely grateful for the support the local community has offered and provided to the family and the police. "Officers from the local Neighbourhood Policing Team will be in the local area today and will also be in the vestry of the chapel on Nantgaredig Square to provide reassurance to the community and speak to anyone who wishes to share information. “We are also supporting Angharad’s family with specially trained officers during this very difficult time.”
Anyone who has seen Angharad, or anyone who has information that could help the search, is asked to contact 101 quoting reference DPP-20231126-212
We are appealing for the public’s help to locate Corbin, aged 24, who has been reported missing.
He is around 6’3”, slender with brown eyes and hair. Corbin was studying at Aberystwyth University until recently, but may have travelled to another location in the UK. His family would like to know he is safe. Anyone who has seen Corbin, or knows of his whereabouts, is asked to contact 101 quoting reference DP-20231109-210
Dyfed-Powys Police is appealing for information to help us find Emma who is missing from the Churchstoke area. Emma, who is in her 40s, was last seen at shortly before 7am yesterday (Wednesday 25.07.2023). She is described as being approximately 5ft 1ins, of medium build and with red medium length hair. She was last seen wearing a long purple cardigan, grey trousers and grey boots.
Anyone who has seen Emma, or knows of her whereabouts, is asked to report it on 101 quoting the ref: DP-20230726-321.
My dad is a veteran of the Army and Police service. I’ve just had my Step mum call and say he’s left his phone at home with a note saying ‘he can’t do this any more’. Height - 5’ 8” build - stocky, Area - Wales, NP22 5AR
He went missing around 13:34hrs this afternoon. Police reference number is 286-13/02/23 Mountain rescue and Police are still out looking with dogs and helicopter.
The 31-year-old is described as being about 5ft 5ins to 6ins tall, of large build, with purply hair, and was wearing a grey coat, light blue jeans and grey Ugg boots.
Have you seen Leanne, or do you have info that might help us find her? Please, let us know by phoning 101 and Quoting reference: DP-20221230-110:
Have you seen 68-year-old Eryl, or do you have information that might help us find her? She has been reported missing from her home in Pembroke. Eryl may be wearing jeans and a light blue puffer jacket. Her car was found in the car park for St Govan's Head yesterday afternoon, Tuesday 29th November. Anyone who has seen Eryl, or knows of her whereabouts, is asked to report it to Dyfed-Powys Police, Please quote reference: DP-20221129-328
Have you seen Ruth, or do you have information that might help us find her? She was last seen in the Brecon area at 5.30pm, Wednesday 15th June 2022.
Anyone who has seen Ruth or knows of her whereabouts, is asked to report it to Dyfed-Powys Police, either online at https://bit.ly/DPP101Online, by emailing email@example.com, or by calling 101.
Quote ref: DPP-20220616-087
The search for Thomas, reported missing from his home in the Newtown area of Powys, is continuing. He is described as a white male, 5’9 height, medium to stocky build, pale complexion, bald head, with a tattoo on his neck. The last confirmed sighting of Thomas is in the Newtown area on Thursday evening, 7th April 2022.
We are asking local residents to check their outbuildings, such as garages and sheds, in case Thomas has sought shelter. We are also asking the public to check and review their private CCTV cameras, ring video doorbells, GoPros, Dash cam footage or any other source of video imagery that may capture Thomas in and around the Newtown since Thursday 7th April. If you have see Thomas or have any information, please contact on 101 and Quote reference: DP-20220411-221
Police are concerned for missing David, in his forties from Brecon. He is described as approximately 6'1" tall, slim build, has short dark brown hair, usually wears glasses, and has a short beard. He is believed to possibly be wearing black trainers and a black Berghaus jacket.
David was last seen on 26.03.2022 at approx. 10am in Brecon. He likes walking, in particular hill walking. If you see David or know of his whereabouts, please contact 101 quoting Ref: DP-20220326-286.
If you have any information on their whereabouts, please contact our officers via 101 quoting reference numbers MPC/2575/21 and MPC/2569/21
Tola has been missing from Dunstable since Saturday (20 November) and is described as approximately five feet tall, of slim build and with short blonde hair. She was last seen wearing brown trousers and a black jacket.
Emma has been missing from Houghton Regis since Saturday (20 November) and is described as 5’8 with shoulder length brown hair and glasses. She was last seen wearing white Nike trainers with blue ripped jeans and a white hoody.
Harley, who is 16, who resides in Rhayader, but was last seen at around 2.30pm in Newtown on Friday.
He was last seen wearing black tracksuit bottoms, grey jacket and black Nike shoes. He is described as being of medium build, 5ft 10 ins, with short brown hair.
Harley has known links with North Wales. If you have any sightings or information please contact Dyfed-Powys Police on 101 Quoting reference: DP-20211015-370.
Edele has been missing since July 10, 2019. The 40-year-old was last seen in Abersoch, Gwynedd.
Any information please contact 101 with reference number 27528.
Age at disappearance. 32 · Missing from. Aberdare, Mid Glamorgan · Missing since. 24/07/2019 ·
Believed to have been spotted in Stratford-upon-Avon. If you have any sightings or have information, please contact 101 Reference No. 19-003834.
Fifteen-year-old Zoe Davies from Wrexham is described as being 5ft4in tall and has long blonde hair. Police say Zoe is wearing light blue pyjama bottoms and a black coat. Any information which may help police locate Zoe can be passed direct via the web live chat http://www.north-wales.police.uk/contact/chat-support.aspx or by phoning 101 quoting Y003696.
Age 54/ Missing from Tre'r Ddol between Aberystwyth and Machynlleth. Last seen November 15. Anyone who has seen or had any contact with David in the last few days is asked to contact us on 101 quoting reference 335 of 19th November.
Age 13, 5'1", last seen at 1043 wearing Ysgol Dinas Bran uniform and black dolly shoes, carrying black shoulder bag with gold buckles.. Any further information about her whereabouts can be reported to North Wales Police on 101 quoting reference X141385
58 year old David was reported missing on 15th September, last seen in the Coity Road area of Bridgend wearing a royal blue jumper, dark trousers, and dark shoes with white soles. He is 5'5" slim build with dark hair. If anyone has any information on his whereabouts then please call South Wales Police on 101 quoting reference 1900341781.
Leah is 5'2" slim build, brown shoulder length hair, last seen at 10pm in Quantock Crescent in Milton Keynes on 14.2.2019 wearing black coat, black jeans, black converse high top shoes & black rucksack.
Any information contact Thames Valley Police using 101 quoting reference 43190049929
Age 24. 5'4" slim build. Orange/blonde bobbed hair. Any sightings please call 101 and quote the itrace number 23589. and reference 22019
Age 58. Last seen in Marford on 19/12/18. If seen please contact 101 NW Police ref: W180333
Age 50. from Pontypool. 6' 2". Jaymie has a medical condition for which he needs medication. He does not have access to it, and as a result he could pose a risk to himself or others. If anyone sees Jaymie they are advised not to approach him as he has been violent in the past. Any information call 101 or direct message us on Facebook or Twitter quoting log number 376 15/10/17 or you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
The charity Missing People has 20 years’ frontline experience and provides a range of services for police handling missing person investigations, including taking referrals for family support, making Publicity Appeals and sending supportive text messages to missing children and adults.
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People of any age can find themselves homeless for many reasons, it s far too easy for us to ignore them and turn a blind eye, but what if it was you that lost your job, could not afford to pay rent on the benefit supplied and was suddenly forced to live on the streets?
Remember not everyone has family and friends around to help, and even if they do many will not help when times are that rough, they wrongly put the blame on the individual.
Lack of shelter from the elements, lack of enough and suitable food or the money to purchase it already place the individual's health at risk, but the winter weather can be the last straw.
WINTER CAN KILL !
If you see someone sleeping rough, Remember it is someone's son, or daughter, mother or father, brother or sister.
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