Crime & Policing

Search continues to find missing Libby, 21

Specialist teams again out today carrying out searches in the Beverley Road area of Hull

As the search for Libby Squire continues today, officers from Humberside Police are asking for anyone who may have been on Haworth Street either on foot, in a car or any type of transport, between 11.30pm and 12.30am on the night of her disappearance (Thursday, 31 January), to please get in touch with police, as any information could prove vital in finding Libby.

Detective Superintendent Simon Gawthorpe said: “There are a number of leads we are following up and I want to offer my thanks to everyone who has come forward with information, your help has been invaluable.

Missing: 21-year-old University of Hull student Libby Squire

“We’re trying to trace Libby’s steps and piece together her movements that night. We know she got into a taxi outside the Welly Club on Beverley Road at around 11pm on Thursday, 31st January.

“Libby got out of the taxi a short while later near her home address on Wellesley Avenue, but was later seen on CCTV on Beverley Road, close to the junction with Haworth Street at around 11.45pm.

Libby was last seen on CCTV on Beverley Road, close to the junction with Haworth Street at around 11.45pm

“We’re keen to speak to anyone who may have been on Haworth Street, which is almost adjacent to Beresford Avenue, between 11.30pm and 12.30am as part of this line of enquiry, to understand Libby’s movements that night.

“Officers will be conducting further house to house enquiries in the Beresford Avenue area, Haworth Street and around Beverley Road today and special constables will be out on patrol in the areas.

“We have specialist teams again out today carrying out searches and we are working with Humberside Fire and Rescue and the Coastguard, who will be around the River Hull.

“I completely understand people will want to help with the searches, but I would please ask that you instead continue to help us by coming forward with any information, no matter how small or insignificant you think it may be, as it could link together with information we already have and help us to find Libby.

Libby got out of the taxi a short while later near her home address on Wellesley Avenue, but was later seen on CCTV on Beverley Road

“We need your help with information to piece together Libby’s movements, to find her and return her home safely to her family. “

Anyone with information that would help with our investigation should call us on 101 quoting log 29 1 February 2019.” #HelpFindLibby

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In addition, a statement on The Welly’s Facebook page also asks those with any details to make themselves known.

“If any of our customers who visited last night have any information regarding Libby Squire’s whereabouts, please contact Humberside Police ASAP,” said the post.

Have you seen Libby?

In a statement, the University of Hull said: “The University of Hull is aware of concerns relating to one of our students. The safety and wellbeing of our students is our priority.

If you can help, please contact Humberside Police on 101 quoting log 29 of 1/2/19 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

Humberside Police Search for missing Libby Squire, 21, who is a student at the University of Hull was last seen getting into a taxi outside the Welly club on Beverley Road

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