Reported Missing - Durham Police BBC

Discussion in 'SMB' started by Sandboy, Apr 13, 2017.

  1. Son of Stan

    Son of Stan Winger

    Oh good. Hopefully he's not still stuck in his room when he's 15.
  2. bobpc30

    bobpc30 Midfield

    They still haven't been found.
  3. safcsafc

    safcsafc Midfield

    Yeah they've since changed it so kids are classed as missing or absent depending in risks. A lot of regular missing are now classed as absent and just left to return on their own. Police won't actively look for them. Not surprising with the cut backs and the amount of resources it takes up.
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  4. janey

    janey Striker Contributor

    The absents are reviewed regularly, I think it's every 12 hours, and if necessary are upgraded, which is fair enough. The number of Looked After kids that go missing from residential, but aren't really missing, they just haven't returned on time, must be almost a full time job in itself.
  5. abbs

    abbs Striker

    that was brought in when I was still there but because of their age and fact they were in local authority care it made them vulnerable so had to look for them anyway
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  6. HABA87

    HABA87 Winger

    Good viewing so far this week.
  7. janey

    janey Striker Contributor

    Enjoying this series
  8. Marty Moose

    Marty Moose Striker

    Nee way theres two coppers on this case called neil armstrong and tommy vance
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  9. BIG BAZ

    BIG BAZ Striker

    if this is the case i remember then the coppers have already searched and missed the spot where they found him dead?
  10. Marty Moose

    Marty Moose Striker

    thats what i thought, the one i recalled was a crashed car hidden on a roundabout, dunno if its the same one like
  11. BIG BAZ

    BIG BAZ Striker

    they've searched the roundabout at Burtree just there..the one over the A1...poor sod is in there lying dead in his car
  12. HABA87

    HABA87 Winger

    Very sad, especially moving seeing the poor lads brother.
  13. janey

    janey Striker Contributor

    Horrible :(
  14. Barboza dh9

    Barboza dh9 Winger

    Just caught the end of this
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  15. janey

    janey Striker Contributor

    Really sad
  16. CatRyan

    CatRyan Striker

    Such great work being done by the police.
    Watched episode 2 last night and watching episode 1 now... in bits already.
  17. Billy Rocket

    Billy Rocket Winger

    Love owt like that but it went under the radar. Will watch tonight. Thanks OP.
  18. CatRyan

    CatRyan Striker

    Oh I'm so in love with the police officer who spoke with the little lad.
  19. pavarotti1980

    pavarotti1980 Midfield

    There was a bit of criticism of the police at the time it happened last year, however watching the programme last night it seemed that they were immediately hampered in their investigation by the complete lack of transparency by the wife and also the amount of time before reporting it. If reported sooner then when the helicopter searched there may have been a heat source to detect but after nearly a week that wouldnt show up
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  20. Just watching this now, not far from me and remember seeing all the flowers at the roundabout

    Awful stuff

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