Search continues for missing Rugby teenager - The Rugby Observer

Search continues for missing Rugby teenager

Rugby Editorial 21st Feb, 2023 Updated: 21st Feb, 2023   0

THE SEARCH for a Rugby teenager who went missing from his Newbold home is continuing.

Toby Burwell, 17, was reported missing on Monday morning (February 20).

An urgent search was undertaken – with one line of enquiry leading to a search of Newbold Quarry.

Expert divers continue to search the quarry, while detectives and officers pursue other lines of enquiry.

Det Insp Gareth Unett of Rugby police station said: “Residents will have noticed that Newbold Quarry has been cordoned off while we, together with specialist divers and our colleagues at Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service, conduct a search.

“With that said, I would like to make it very clear that we are keeping an open mind as to the whereabouts of Toby.

“We are working around the clock to make sure nothing is missed. Officers and detectives are out in the community, gathering information and speaking with residents.

“I would like to take this chance to renew yesterday’s appeal. Have you seen Toby?”

Toby is 6ft tall with ginger-auburn hair and a moustache.

Anyone who sees Toby or knows of his whereabouts is asked to contact Warwickshire Police on 999 quoting incident number 38 of February 20.


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