Police resume search for missing Sidmouth woman

Police are concerned for the welfare of Tanya Vickery, who went missing on Tuesday evening

Police are concerned for the welfare of Tanya Vickery, who went missing on Tuesday evening - Credit: Archant

Tanya Vickery has not been seen since Tuesday evening. Police dive teams to resume search today (Thursday).

Police dive teams will resume their search in Sidmouth this morning to find a missing woman.

Tayna Vickery was last seen at approximately 10.40pm on Tuesday (February 7) on the Esplanade, near the Marine pub.

Police say they are ‘increasingly concerned’ for the 30 year old who was seen making her way onto the beach and has not been seen since.

Emergency services launched a land and sea rescue, with the help of Beer Coastguard and Sidmouth Lifeboat, through the night and again yesterday.


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A police spokesman said: “The dive team will be in the area again today to continue localised searches.”

Maritime teams were stood down yesterday afternoon while police continued investigation.

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Tanya, who is from the Sidmouth area, is described as white, slim build, 5ft 5ins tall with black straight shoulder length hair. She was last seen wearing a white puffer jacket.

Police are still appealing for witnesses and ask that anyone with information that can help police with their search are asked to call 101 quoting log number 835 for the 7th of February.

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