Police helicopter called in to help search for teenager who went missing

11:31 17 March 2014


A manhunt was launched after a teenager went missing from his home in Little Downham on Sunday.

The boy, understood to be 14, was reported missing to police at 7.45pm, with the police helicopter called in to help search the fields around the village.

An appeal was put out for help on Facebook and dozens of villagers joined the search before the teenager was finally located and returned home safely.

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire police said: “We were called to reports of a missing teenager in Little Downham at 7.45pm on Sunday. He was found safe and well at 9.45pm.”


More news stories

Forensic officers have been sent to the home of an 89 year old who was burgled in Elm

An intruder appeared in the lounge of an 89-year-old great grandmother’s home and told her “I’m afraid to say you’ve been robbed love, where’s your handbag?”

Developer Bruce Smith: final hurdle cleared to deliver Whittlesey site for Sainsbury's

The longest, probably most complex, planning application in Fenland Council’s history concluded on Tuesday – with just hours to spare.

MP Liz Truss to address public meeting in Walsoken.

‘Put lives before money’ is the urgent cry from Walsoken residents ahead of a public meeting which will go ahead on Friday evening.

Slimming World Anna before losing weight

A mum of two who felt she was drowning in a food addiction has lost more than four stone and is inspiring others to lose weight.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Digital Edition

Read the Cambs Times e-edition E-edition