On Wednesday, 3 July, officers from the Metropolitan Police Service commenced a search of areas of land in Pershore, Worcestershire. The search relates to the disappearance of Suzy Lamplugh in 1986.
Colleagues from West Mercia Police are assisting. A number of officers and police staff will remain on site until a thorough search has been completed.
Officers received new information about Miss Lamplugh’s disappearance following the publicity around the search of a property in Sutton Coldfield in November 2018, carried out as part of the investigation.
All of the information was reviewed. Information relating to the areas we are currently searching was assessed and the decision was taken to make further enquiries.
We will not be commenting on any speculation surrounding the search.
Miss Lamplugh's family have been notified.
The ongoing investigation into Miss Lamplugh’s disappearance is being led by the Met’s Central Specialist Crime Command. Officers will continue to assess any new information received in connection with this case.
Anyone that knows anything that could assist the investigation is asked to call officers on 0207 230 4294.
+ The owner of the land being searched is in no way connected to this operation, or the investigation.