Public appeal in search for missing Bournemouth woman


Officers are pleased to be able to update that a woman who went missing from Bournemouth is safe and well.

Madeline Cunningham had last been seen during the evening of Wednesday 10 July 2019 at an address in the Queen’s Park area. She returned home this evening, Thursday, 11 July 2019.

We would like to thank everyone who shared our appeal and helped in the search.


Officers are appealing for help from the public as they search for a missing Bournemouth woman.

Madeline Cunningham, aged 21, was last seen at around 9.40pm yesterday, Wednesday 10 July 2019, at an address in the Queen’s Park area.

She is described as white, five feet six inches tall and of slim to medium build with blonde, shoulder-length hair. She was wearing a pink top and light-coloured leggings.

Chief Inspector Andy Edwards, of Dorset Police, said: “We are keen to locate Madeline as she is vulnerable and we want to ensure she is safe and well.

“We have been carrying out searches through the night and I am appealing to anyone with information as to her whereabouts, or who sees a young woman matching the description given, to please contact us immediately.

“I would also urge Madeline if you see this appeal to please make contact with us as we just want to make sure you are alright.”

Anyone with information or knowledge as to Madeline’s whereabouts is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email or by calling 101, quoting incident number 10:577.