Anniversary checks to find Gemma

POLICE searching for missing prostitute Gemma Adams have today questioned 110 people a week after her disappearance. Known as anniversary checks, detectives probing the disappearance stopped people in the early hours close to where Miss Adams was last seen.

POLICE searching for missing prostitute Gemma Adams have today questioned 110 people a week after her disappearance.

Known as anniversary checks, detectives probing the disappearance stopped people in the early hours close to where Miss Adams was last seen.

The 25-year-old, of Blenheim Road, Ipswich, was reported missing by her boyfriend on Wednesday November 15 after she failed to return home.

Detective Chief Inspector David Skevington, said: “We often find that when we carry out anniversary checks we speak to people who have been in the same area around the same time and date the previous week.

“We would like to thank everyone we stopped and spoke to for their assistance, especially if they were delayed from getting somewhere they needed to be.

“The information we have received will now be looked at carefully to see if there is anything which can help us with the enquiry.”

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Officers spoke to pedestrians and motorists near to the BMW garage on the junction of West End Road and Handford Road, an area Miss Adams was last seen at about 1.15am on November 15.

Police also stopped people along Victoria Street near to the Freemasons Arms pub where Miss Adams was dropped off at about 10pm on November 14.

Police are appealing for witnesses. Anyone who saw Gemma on the night she went missing of who has seen her since is asked to call the incident room on 01473 613538 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

Gemma Adams one of two young vice girls to have vanished in Ipswich in recent weeks.

Tania Nichol left her home in Woolverstone Close, at about 10.30pm on Monday, October 30, with the intention of going into town to work as a prostitute.

Detectives have reviewed CCTV footage from the town and there is a positive sighting of Tania walking in front of the exit of Sainsbury's garage on London Road at 11.02pm.

The image shows her walking in the direction of the town centre.

Do you feel concerned by the disappearances? Do you know either of the girls? Write to Your Letters, Evening Star, 30 Lower Brook Street, Ipswich, IP4 1AN or e-mail eveningstar.co.uk

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