Appeal to find missing woman from Poole


Officers are pleased to say that missing woman Patricia Fear has been located safe and well.

Patricia, 67, was reported missing yesterday, Tuesday 11 December 2018, in the Hamworthy area of Poole.

Searches and enquiries were carried out across the county.

She was located this afternoon in the Dorchester area.

We would like to thank everyone for sharing the appeal.


Officers searching for a woman who has gone missing from Poole are appealing for help from the public to find her.

Patricia Fear, aged 60, was last in contact with her family around lunchtime today, Tuesday 11 December 2018, and it was discovered she was not at her home address in Coles Avenue in Hamworthy.

She is described as white, four feet six inches tall, with short dark brown and red hair and of slim build.

Chief Inspector Lance Cliff, of Dorset Police, said: “We believe Patricia has been upset recently and we are making every effort to locate her.

“Searches are ongoing in the area of Hamworthy and we have requested assistance from NPAS helicopter.

“I am appealing to anyone who knows where Patricia is, or has seen a woman matching her description, to please contact Dorset Police.

“I would also make a direct please to Patricia that if she sees this appeal to please contact us as we want to ensure you are safe and well.”

Anyone with information or knowledge as to Patricia’s whereabouts is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email or by calling 101, quoting incident number 11:214.