New photos of missing Londoner Sarah Everard released as police search continues

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olice have released new photos of missing Londoner Sarah Everard as the search for her continues.

Friends and relatives have issued urgent appeals on social media to help find Ms Everard after she was last seen leaving a friend’s house in Clapham, south London, at around 9pm on Wednesday.

Footage from a doorbell camera shows her walking along the A205 Poynders Road towardsTulse Hill at around 9.30pm that night.

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Sarah pictured wearing the same coat she had on when she went missing

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Sarah pictured wearing the same coat she had on when she went missing

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On Tuesday two police officers with sniffer dogs were seen searching outside the nearby Oaklands Estate and gardens in surrounding streets.

Detective Chief Inspector Katherine Goodwin said: “We’ve released two new images of Sarah as we continue to search for her. Please take a look at them and consider if you saw her on the night she went missing. I am interested in hearing from people who may have been in the area from 21:30hrs onward.

“We have seen an overwhelming response from the public not only in terms of information that has come into us; but also how social media is being used to share the appeals far and wide. I would like to thank everyone for the support they have provided. It is clear that everyone wants to help us to find Sarah safe and well.

“We have seized a number of CCTV recordings but we know that there are likely to be many more out there. Please, even if you’re not sure, check your doorbell or CCTV footage just in case it holds a clue. I’m also asking delivery drivers or anyone with dashcam footage who would have been in the Poynders Road area at approximately 21:30hrs on Wednesday to come forward.

“We have committed significant resources to this investigation, with assistance coming from across the Met. I want to remain clear that at this time we have no information to suggest that Sarah has come to any harm and we retain an open mind as to the circumstances. We share the wish of her family and friends to have her back safely with her loved ones.”

Ms Everard left her friend’s flat in Leathwaite Road in Clapham at around 9pm on to the A205 South Circular and is thought to have walked through Clapham Common towards her house in Brixton in a journey which should have taken around 50 minutes.

Her family have said it is “totally out of character” for her to disappear like this.

Women living in the area near where she vanished told reporters they had been warned by police to be extra vigilant.

Scotland Yard said no official advice was being given to local residents, but it would remind them of “normal personal safety advice”.

Investigators are not currently linking the disappearance to reports of women being followed in surrounding areas.

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