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Hull university student Libby Squire missing

Libby Squire disappeared Thursday night after getting a taxi home

Libby Squire, a 21 year-old university student from Hull vanished last Thursday.

According to friends and family, Libby was seen getting into a taxi at 11pm on Thursday night just outside the Welly Club on Beverly Road. The taxi dropped her off near her home, on Wellesley Avenue. But Libby was then spotted on CCTV forty five minutes later on Beverly Road. According to a motorist, she was spotted on a bench. He asked her whether she was okay. She said she was, and he drove away.

Her family has said that the disappearance is very out of character for Libby, and officers are extremely concerned for her welfare.

As well as over 70 police officers, more than 200 students have joined the search for Libby Squire over the weekend. Libby’s mum, Lisa, thanked the volunteers and students for their efforts and support during this troubled time. In a Facebook post she said her daughter was ‘obviously loved by so many people’.

Police have urged those in Hull to check their gardens in case Libby Squire had taken shelter.

In a statement Det. Supt. Simon Gawthorpe, said “There are a number of leads we are following up and I want to offer my thanks to everyone who has come forward with information, your help has been invaluable.”