Desperate plea to find missing mum
Diabetic not seen since leaving home New Year’s Day
AS ANOTHER week passes, fears are growing for missing mum Bronwyn Davies.
Police searching for the diabetic mother-of-one, who vanished without her insulin on New Year’s Day, have now released CCTV images from the Grand Union Canal towpath showing several people they want to speak to.
The stills show 11 people walking along the towpath near to the John Guest plumbing equipment company premises in Horton Road, West Drayton, in the hour after Miss Davies was last seen.
The same footage shows the 60-year-old walking along the towpath towards Hayes at 10.28am on January 1. It is the only confirmed sighting of her to have come to light since she was reported missing later that day.
Detective Sergeant Andy Grant, of Hillingdon Police, who is leading the investigation, said: “At the moment we still have all options open.
“We genuinely do not know where Bronwyn is and we appeal to anybody who has seen this lady... to please phone the police so that we can help her and get her back to her loving family.”
Police divers and officers in boats searched the canal together with sniffer dogs last week, while others on horseback scoured the banks.
A police helicopter was also used in the hunt for Miss Davies.
Police in Italy, where she lived for a time, have been to her former home but found no useful information.
But DS Grant said he remained hopeful she would be found safe.
He said: “There is nothing to say there has been any foul play.”
However, police and Miss Davies’s family are particularly worried, as the Type 1 diabetic left home without her insulin or inhaler and, according to her daughter, may have onset dementia.
Miss Davies is also believed to be without a mobile phone or money and she left half a cup of coffee in the microwave before leaving home, all of which Mr Grant said suggested she had intended to return.
Her daughter, Ciara Morgan, 31, who lives with her mother in West Drayton, has been putting up posters and showing photographs of her mother, a retired physiotherapist, to local people in the hope someone will have seen her.
She said: “Please anyone, even if they think they have seen her or even if they are not sure, please come forward with any information, even if it’s insignificant.”
She added: “All I have is my mum. There can’t be any other outcome than my mum being found. There can’t be.”
Bronwyn Davies is white, 5ft tall, with grey hair pinned up, making it appear short, and of a slim and frail build with green eyes.
She was last seen wearing a black rain mac, a cream/grey woolly hat, navy blue wellington boots with a white dog pattern, and carrying a black backpack, as well as a distinctive colourful Tesco carrier bag.
Anyone with information should call 0208 246 1710, 0208 246 1732 or 101.
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APPEAL: Police want to speak to these six people, who they hope may have seen Bronwyn Davies on the morning she went missing
URGENT: Above, Ciara Morgan is desperate to find her mum Bronwyn Davies, right