Leah Croucher: Police search lake in hunt for lady lacking since February


Police looking for a lacking lady who hasn’t been since in eight months have begun looking out close by lakes to the place she disappeared.

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Leah Croucher, 20, went lacking after she was final seen in Buzzacott Lane in Furzton, Milton Keynes on Friday February 15 this 12 months. She was seen simply after eight.15 am strolling within the route of Loxbeare Drive and Chaffron Approach.

Thames Valley officers investigating the disappearance of Leah, have in the present day began a looking out the lake and surrounding space on the Blue Lagoon in Bletchley, Milton Keynes.

They are saying the search started after the pressure obtained info from a member of the general public who has described seeing an merchandise of clothes in that location, a gray hooded high that police imagine could also be linked to Leah.

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The search is being carried out by specialist police search officers supported by an underwater search group from Specialist Group Worldwide.

The gray hoodie worn by Leah Croucher when she went lacking has reportedly been noticed in Milton Keynes

The exercise is predicted to take various days and members of the general public can count on to see a police presence within the space throughout this time.

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Leah’s household has been knowledgeable of the search exercise and proceed to be supported by devoted household liaison officers. Police have requested that folks proceed to respect the privateness of Leah’s household.

Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Superintendent Andy Howard, mentioned: “We’re persevering with to attraction for info concerning Leah’s actions and whereabouts on 14th and 15th February.

“I want to remind folks of the distinctive gray ‘Stewartby’ taekwondo hoody with a vibrant brand that Leah was carrying on the time she went lacking.

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Claire Croucher, Leah’s mum, is interesting for assist to search out her daughter (Picture: PA)

“This search exercise is in response to a selected piece of knowledge and will take as much as 10 days to finish.

“I might request that the privateness of Leah’s household is sustained to be revered right now.

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“The Blue Lagoon is a well-liked public space and if anyone has any info that they imagine could also be related to Leah’s disappearance they’ll have the ability to communicate to cops within the space over the approaching days.

“Anybody who believes they’ve info that would help us is requested to contact Thames Valley Police by calling 101 and quoting reference 43190049929 or Operation Dawlish.

“Alternatively, info regarding the investigation might be left on the devoted web site  https://mipp.police.uk/operation/43H218A55-PO1 .”

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