Appeal for information as Sidmouth teenager search expands

PUBLISHED: 18:13 15 December 2017 | UPDATED: 10:11 17 December 2017

Police continue to search for missing Sidmouth teenager Daniel Chambers.

Police continue to search for missing Sidmouth teenager Daniel Chambers.

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Police want to hear from anyone who may have seen Daniel Chambers, 15, near the River Otter

Police searching for missing Sidmouth 15-year-old Daniel Chambers have extended their searches to include a nearby river.

Police said today (Friday) they were also searching in and around the River Otter.

Detective Chief Inspector Stuart Cavin said: “We are appealing to people who know and use the walkways around the River Otter, particularly between Tipton St John up to Ottery St Mary.

“We know that Daniel used this area and we think he may well have been seen by many walkers and other members of the public who use these paths.”

Daniel was last seen at his home address by his parents at 7.30am on Wednesday.

He usually catches the bus to school from the Golden Lion in Tipston St John at approximately 8.15am to attend school but was not seen getting onto the bus that morning.

Daniel is described as white, around six feet tall, of a slim build, with short dark brown hair and is clean shaven.

He was last seen wearing dark coloured chinos and a grey hoodie with horizontal stripes on the back.

If you think you may have seen Daniel, please contact police immediately on 101 quoting log 502 13/12/17.

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