Membury teenager still missing after six weeks

PUBLISHED: 18:48 16 October 2016 | UPDATED: 09:36 19 October 2016

Arthur Heeler-Frood

Arthur Heeler-Frood


Parents appeal directly to Colyton Grammar School student to get in touch

The parents of missing Membury teenager Arthur Heeler-Frood have pleaded for their son to make contact.

In a direct appeal his mum, Caroline said: “We’re missing you terribly. We don’t know that you are safe or what situation you’re in. I don’t think you realise how hard it is for us, please make contact.”

Police are also appealing specifically to anyone who may have employed Arthur, 15, accommodated him or who may have provided him with transport to get in touch.

Superintendent Sam de Reya said: “We are appealing to business owners, likely to be restaurateurs, hoteliers and cafe owners who may have had a young man work for them in the last four to five weeks or anyone who may have provided accommodation to him in that time period.”

Colyton Grammar School student Arthur went missing after leaving his family home, near Axminster, on the morning of Tuesday, September 6, and failed to turn up to school. His bicycle was found in Axminster.

He is described as white, 5ft 4in tall, of slight build with short, light brown hair. Arthur may now have considerably shorter hair, possibly shaven.

Police wish to hear from anyone who may have employed, accommodated, or transported Arthur over the last four to five weeks.

Officers have now set up designated number for people to call with information. It is 0800 096 1233

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