Officers are pleased to confirm that a man who went missing in Bournemouth has been located.

Jonah Thomas, aged 20, was reported missing having last been seen during the night between Tuesday 31 December 2019 and Wednesday 1 January 2020 in the area of Christchurch Road.

Following searches and enquiries by officers, it has now been confirmed that he has been found safe and well.

We would like to thank everyone who shared our appeal.



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

Jonah Thomas, who is 20 years old, was last seen at the O2 Academy in Christchurch Road during the night between Tuesday 31 December 2019 and Wednesday 1 January 2020. He became separated from his friends and has not been seen since.

He was in contact with family and friends via messages in the afternoon of Wednesday 1 January 2020 when he seemed very upset.

Jonah is described as white, six feet three inches tall and of slim build with broad shoulders and dark hair. He is described as likely to be wearing a woolly Nike beanie hat, black hooded Puffa-style coat, joggers and grey Nike trainers.

Chief Inspector Andy Edwards, of Dorset Police, said: “We are becoming increasingly concerned for Jonah’s welfare and are carrying out a number of enquiries to try and locate him.

“I am appealing to anyone with knowledge as to his whereabouts, or who has seen a man matching the description given, to please contact us immediately.

“Finally, I would like to appeal directly to Jonah if you see this to please make contact with us or your family as we just want to ensure you are alright.”

Anyone with information or knowledge as to Jonah’s whereabouts is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email [email protected] or by calling 101, quoting incident number 1:488.

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