13/02/2019

Police Conduct Further Searches in a Bid to Trace Naheed Khan

Officers are conducting further searches today in an area of land at the rear of the Whitfield Buildings on Park Vale Road in Middlesbrough which could provide police with further information to help trace Naheed Khan, 43.

Naheed Khan The searches are taking place near to the area of one of the last possible sightings of Naheed, which was at the cash machine outside Adils Pizzeria (part of Whitfield Buildings) in Middlesbrough on 6th May at 5:04pm.

Police have released a map highlighting the location of the search and the last possible sighting of Naheed.

Detective Chief Superintendent Jon Green said: “Officers received information about the land from a member of the public and it forms one of the newest lines of inquiry since the murder investigation was launched in January.

“The area we are searching has already formed part of investigation as Naheed was possibly last seen near to this location and officers have already conducted house to house enquiries in a bid to seek more information as to her whereabouts.

“For operational reasons, officers cannot go into specific details regarding the nature of the search but we can provide an update once it is complete.

“I would like to thank those people who have provided us with information so far and specifically appeal to those people who have provided us with information anonymously via Crimestoppers.

“If you happen to be one of those people, I am keen for you to please come forward and speak to us as you could help us solve the disappearance of Naheed. All information will be treated with the upmost sensitivity.”

Anyone with information, no matter how insignificant it may seem, should contact Cleveland Police on 101 and say that you have information to help in the Naheed Khan case.

Information can also be passed anonymously to us via the UK Police Portal: https://mipp.police.uk

Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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

Detective Chief Superintendent Jon Green