12/09/2019

Cleveland Police Features Live on BBC’s Crimewatch Roadshow to Help Trace Naheed Khan

Temporary Detective Chief Inspector Mark Dimelow appeared on BBC One’s Crimewatch Roadshow this morning to renew Cleveland Police’s appeal to help trace Naheed Khan.

Crimewatch Roadshow Naheed went missing in early May 2018 and the Force launched an investigation into her disappearance turned into a suspected murder inquiry in January of this year.

This morning a renewed appeal was broadcast live on air across the nation in a bid to try and find her.


Speaking of the interview, T/Detective Chief Inspector Mark Dimelow, said: “The interview on Crimewatch Roadshow was a great opportunity for us to appeal for further information regarding the disappearance of Naheed.

“Over one million viewers tune in to watch the programme and this appeal might reach people who can give us vital information to help us find Naheed and end her family’s suffering.

“We have already carried out thousands of lines of inquiry in a bid to trace Naheed and our dedicated team of officers are continuing to work around the clock.

“We would encourage anyone with information, particularly around early May bank holiday last year, no matter how insignificant they may think it is to contact us. All information is relevant to us.”

The painstaking investigation has included speaking to potential witnesses analysing Naheed’s bank accounts.

Naheed’s (also known as Nad), last possible movements are listed below, with a new lead, which could trace her to Borough Road in Middlesbrough on Sunday 6th May.

  • 4th May 2018 potential sighting of Naheed on Linthorpe Road at the junction with Southfield Road and Princes Road between 1am and 1.30am.
  • 4th May 2018 at 5.33pm Naheed’s bank account was accessed at the Barclays cash machine at Asda Thornaby.
  • 4th May 2018 potential sighting of Naheed near to the ROAB (Buffs) Club on Wilton Street in Middlesbrough at around 9:30pm.
  • 4th May 2018 potential witness sighting by a taxi driver picking up a fare on Angle Street going to Wicklow Street in Middlesbrough at around 11:10pm.
  • 6th May 2018 at 12:24am Naheed’s bank account was accessed at the Post Office at Park Lane Garage in Middlesbrough.
  • 6th May 2018 at 2:20am possible phone call made from a multi-occupancy address on Borough Road (new lead).
  • 6th May 2018 at 5:04pm Naheed’s bank account was accessed at the cash machine outside Adils Pizzeria at the junction between Marton Road and Southfield Road in Middlesbrough.

Naheed had links in Stockton, Middlesbrough and Thornaby. She is described as Asian, of slim build and around 5ft 6” tall, with long, dark hair.

Anyone with information is asked to call Cleveland Police on the non-emergency number 101. Alternatively, people can visit https://mipp.police.uk/and provide information direct to the investigation team.

Independent charity Crimestoppers is now offering up to £10,000 for information they receive that leads to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the suspected murder of Naheed Khan. Contact Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111 or visit http://www.crimestoppers-uk.org/.