Police search shipping containers in search for 20-year-old woman

Police search shipping containers in desperate search for 20-year-old woman who vanished on Saturday as ‘severalpeople are arrested

  • Somaiya Begum, 20, was last seen on Binnie Street in Barkerend, Bradford
  • Officers were seen cordoning off industrial units as part of the investigation
  • Police are currently treating her disappearance as unexplained as of Wednesday
  • Somaiya Begum, 20, was last seen at her home address on Binnie Street in Barkerend on Saturday afternoon at approximately 2pm

    Somaiya Begum, 20, was last seen at her home address on Binnie Street in Barkerend on Saturday afternoon at approximately 2pm

    Police have made a number of arrests in connection with the disappearance of a missing Bradford woman.

    Officers were seen cordoning off industrial units on Wednesday in an investigation linked to missing 20-year-old Somaiya Begum.

    Authorities have cordoned off units on Thornbury Road, opposite the Islamic Cultural and Educational Association mosque just off Leeds Road, and set up a tent at one of the industrial units.

    Begum was last seen at her home address on Binnie Street on Saturday afternoon at approximately 2pm.

    Police released a description of her as as a slim-built Asian female with black hair.

    There have been no confirmed sightings or contact from her since she disappeared.

    She was last seen wearing black denim jeans, a black top and a black head scarf.

    Officers are currently treating her disappearance as unexplained.

    Extensive enquiries are being carried out and a number of scenes are in place across the district whilst enquiries are ongoing.

    West Yorkshire Police forensic officers and cadaver dogs search shipping containers in Bradford in relation to the missing Bradford woman Somaiya Begum who has not been seen since Saturday afternoon

    West Yorkshire Police forensic officers and cadaver dogs search shipping containers in Bradford in relation to the missing Bradford woman Somaiya Begum who has not been seen since Saturday afternoon

    Police are appealing for anyone who has any information about Somaiya’s disappearance to get in touch.

    Information can be given to police via the live chat options at www.westyorkshire.police.uk/contactus or 101 or in an emergency 999 aanhalingslogboek 764 van 26 Junie.

    Information can also be given to Crimestoppers anonymously via 0800 555 111.