Junior Doctor Vanishes In Devon

Searches continue for Rose Polge

A major search operation is continuing for a junior doctor who has gone missing in Devon.

25-year-old Rose Polge vanished on Friday 12th February. 

Rose is describes as white, 5 feet 2 inches tall with brown eyes, and long black hair either worn down or in a pony tail. 

Since Ms Polge's car was found in Ansteys Cove just after 6pm on Friday, officers from in and around the Torbay area have been involved in searches to locate her, as have the coastguard, RNLI and Dartmoor search and rescue. 

Searches were halted over night due to the dangerous conditions on Sunday night. 

Localised searches are due to continue on Monday 15th February with support from the Police helicopter. 

A police spokesperson said: "We are extremely concerned for the welfare of Rose and are desperate to locate her. ]

"Anyone who has seen Rose or who knows of her whereabouts is asked to call 999 quoting log number 529 for the 12th of February." 

Martin Ringrose, interim director of human resources at Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust, said: "We are aware that one of our junior doctors is missing. 

"Our thoughts are with her family and loved ones at this very distressing time. 

"We will do whatever we can to support the authorities investigating her disappearance and searching for her, as well as providing support to her colleagues, who are anxious for her wellbeing.''