Approximately 250,000 people go missing in the UK each year.
People of any age can go missing for a variety of reasons, in the case of a very young child it could be simply because they lost their way, in adults it could be through dementia, depression or other mental health issues, temporary disorientation due to medication or due to accidental head injuries.
The dissapearance could also be done on purpose to evade the law or legal issues, or through relationship issues, or as a result of peer pressure, or it could be forced from bullying or other abuse or such as in cases of abduction or murder.
When someone of any age goes missing, it raises safety issues about the missing person and causes much suffering and heartache with families and friends.
WOO wants to help by displaying photographs and contact information of missing persons from the area or those who are connected to the area, and nationwide Emergency Child Rescue Alerts.
Please check these pages regularly and if you do see any of the people below contact the Police.
Email us a up to date photograph and as much information as possible along with contact details.
Last seen 0800 in the Hawksley area of Selly Oak, South Birmingham.
Ring 999 Ref: 2413 of 19/08/2019
From Morda area of Oswestry, Maria is about 5ft 7 inches tall and medium build with wavy light brown hair. She was walking her black Labrador dog when she was last seen near her home address at 3pm on Friday 20th September. If anyone has any information about Maria’s whereabouts then please speak to one of the officers today or call 101 and let one of the Police call handlers know.
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.
70-year-old Malcolm Brookes is missing from the Llanidloes area. He was last seen on Monday, August 19, walking in the town centre. Please contact 101 if you have any information quoting Ref: DP-20190821-347
A Bristol man with strong connections to Welshpool, last in touch with family at 9.30pm on 19.8.2019. Police found his Ford B-max car in Monkmash car park near Bridgend. Anyone with information is urged to call 101 giving the reference 5219191142.
Age 13. 5ft 2in tall, of slim build and with mousey brown hair often in a bun.
Originally from St Helens, last seen at 6.50pm on 4th Jly at Chester Zoo.
May have travelled back to the St Helens area. contact police via @MerPolCC or 101. Alternatively, information can be left with the independent charity Missing People by calling 116 000 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
54 yr old Andrew Hardy from Llandrindod Wells.Last seen 7.5.19 at 1pm walking to Brecon from Bronllys, wearing black jeans, black hoodie & black leather jacket.He also has connections in the Welshpool, Newtown, & Aberystwyth areas. Phone police on 101 with information.
UPDATE: A confirmed sighting has been made in Truro, Cornwall, on May 17. Andrew was seen on CCTV at Natwest Bank between 11.54am and 12.05pm. He enters the bank then heads in the direction of Boscowan Street.
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 58. Last seen in Marford on 19/12/18. If seen please contact 101 NW Police ref: W180333
Age 48. 5ft 3in tall. Missing from Pentre Gwyn, Wrexham, last seen on Charles Street at 4pm on 28/5/2015. She is of slim build, and has long brown hair. It is thought that she was wearing a black formal dress and high heels. Concern is growing for her safety and welfare and her family ask that she makes contact.
Age 21. Links to Wrexham, Chester and Connahs Quay. Any information please ring 101 and ask for I/Trace Ref. 23619.
Age 36. Last seen 5.1.2019 in Mold. If you have any information contact http://socsi.in/q6pRH
Age 16. Last seen 1.1.2019 from Neath. 5'6" Blonde hair slim build withnose piercing.
Any information on her whereabouts is asked to contact 101, quoting occurrence 190000540.
Age 30. from Coedpoeth. Any sightings please call 101 and quote the itrace number 23591.
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.
Age 24. 5'4" slim build. Orange/blonde bobbed hair. Any sightings please call 101 and quote the itrace number 23589. and reference 22019
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.
Services and Groups who can help
St. John Ambulance will provide first-aid, nursing, transport and training services.
The British Red Cross provide equipment, training, and first-aid & nursing services.
Kerry provides discreet personalised counselling services,
Elefriends is a supportive online community where you can be yourself. We all know what it’s like to struggle sometimes, but now there’s a safe place to listen, share and be heard.
Nothing can take away the pain felt with bereavement of a child, but being able to talk to someone who really understands what you are going through helps. Find someone near you!
Ponthafren Association is a registered charity, catering for people who experience mental health issues, those who may be socially isolated or excluded, or those who may just wish to make new friends or gain new skills
Information, Advice, Counselling, help online or on the phone, Anytime!
Legal Advice on Finance, Housing, Benefits, Energy, Debt.
Age UK's vision is for a world where everyone can love later life. We do this by inspiring, supporting and enabling in a number of ways.
Supporting men, women and children experiencing or affected by domestic abuse in North Powys.
Child protection services and resources.
We deliver relevant and vibrant ministry to every generation, and offer hope with services based on local needs.
We offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal.
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.
ALL IT COSTS IS A PHONE CALL OR TEXT !
0300 500 0914