Appeal to find missing man from Bournemouth


Officers searching for a man who went missing from Bournemouth are pleased to confirm he has been located.

Thomas Latchford, 30, was reported missing having last been seen at around 8.10am on Friday 19 April 2019.

We are pleased to confirm he has now been located and would like to thank everyone who shared our appeal.


Officers are appealing for the public’s help to find a man who has gone missing from Bournemouth.

Thomas Latchford, 30, was last seen at around 8.10am on Friday 19 April 2019 when he got into a taxi from Collingbourne Avenue. He has not been seen or heard from since. He was reported missing at 8.43pm yesterday, Saturday 20 April 2019.

He is described as white, of heavy build, with dark brown hair which is balding on top and a full beard. He was last seen wearing jeans, a dark grey hooded top with large white EV letters on the front. He is believed to be carrying a deep red coloured rucksack.

Chief Inspector Andy Edwards, of Dorset Police, said: “We are very concerned for Thomas and we have been carrying out a number of enquiries in a bid to find him.

“I would ask anyone who has seen Thomas, knows of his whereabouts or has seen a man matching the description given to please contact Dorset Police.

“If Thomas sees this appeal, I would ask him to please contact us or your family. We are all very worried about you and just want to know you are OK.”

Anyone with information or knowledge as to Thomas’ whereabouts is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email or by calling 101, quoting incident number 20:488.