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Police Appeal For Missing Ferry Passenger
Police in Poole are seeking public help as they investigate the disappearance of a 39-year-old woman from a ferry travelling between the Channel Islands and England.
Sarah Fenton of Fishpond, Bristol was last seen by her husband at around 5.30pm on Sunday 1 April 2012 as they travelled on a Condor Rapide ferry from Guernsey to Poole.
British and French Coastguard searched the waters for the woman.
She has not been found.
Her next of kin are aware.
Detective Inspector Becky Riggs said: “Sarah’s family are very concerned about her and we are investigating the circumstances surrounding her disappearance.
“I am appealing to anyone who may have seen Sarah on board the ferry to contact me urgently.
“Anyone with information should call us as soon as possible.”
Anyone with any information about Sarah’s disappearance should call DorsetPolice on 101, quoting incident number 1:437.
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