Police searches are today taking place to locate missing Annie Dryden, as CCTV is released of her exiting a train at Battersby in North Yorkshire.
Annie, 20, was last seen on Thursday 4th January, when she boarded a train at 2:09pm at James Cook train station in Middlesbrough and exited it at around 2:38pm at Battersby, North Yorkshire.
Cleveland Police is working very closely with North Yorkshire Police to carry out enquiries, with searches being carried out today concentrating on Battersby and the surrounding areas. Extensive CCTV enquiries have already been carried out, along with a number of public appeals.
Annie has potential to be camping and may have headed into North Yorkshire rural areas. Officers have been asking members of the public to check any of their outbuildings or shelters for signs of anyone being there.
Cleveland Police Superintendent Marc Anderson said: “As we enter a sixth day from the day of Annie’s last confirmed sighting, our concern for her welfare grows and we are working closely with North Yorkshire Police to act on any information that comes in as quickly as we can.
“We have a team of officers working to establish Annie’s movements and at the moment the last confirmed sighting of her is on Thursday 4th January at Battersby around 2:38pm.
“Our aim is to find Annie safely and we are again appealing to the public who may have seen her to make contact with us as a matter of urgency.
“Searches are taking place today led by specialist search trained officers in the Battersby area, utilising officers and police drones. We are also continuing with our CCTV enquiries in our bid to find her as soon as we possibly can.”
Annie is described as being around 5ft 10” tall and of slim build. She has dark hair with a distinctive blonde fringe and a scar above her top lip. Annie was carrying a distinctive green and black walking backpack (which can be seen on the footage provided).
Anyone with information or anyone who may have seen Annie is asked to contact police urgently on 101, and quote reference number 002768.