Crime & Policing

Police appeal as concerns grow for missing 21-year-old student

Appeal to find witness in connection with search for missing woman

Humberside Police has tonight issued an urgent appeal for a motorist to come forward who they think helped a woman who has been reported as missing in Hull.

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 last night around 11pm. Police are still looking for her and are concerned for her welfare and safety.

Officers would like a man who got out of his car and helped Libby on Beverley Road near to Beresford Avenue around 11.45pm to get in touch with us.


The Welly Club on Hull’s Beverley Road

He was driving a silver Citroen car, possibly a Xsara or Picasso model, and has been described as having long grey hair and a grey beard. He could also have been travelling with a passenger in the car.

Police stress that this witness is not a suspect in the search for Libby, but he may have important information that could help them.

Officers have been working closely with staff and security at the University of Hull and our investigations are ongoing. 

Libby Squire was last seen at around 11pm and is described as 5ft 7, with shoulder length brown hair and was wearing a black, long-sleeved top, leather jacket and a black denim skirt with lace.

Humberside Police has urged anyone with information regarding Libby’s whereabouts to come forward.

“We are still looking for Libby and are appealing for anyone with further information to come forward by calling 101 quoting the log number 29 01/02/19,” said a spokesperson for the force.

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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.

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