Updated 5 December: Police have confirmed that the body found in the sea yesterday morning (see HERE) is tragically that of Amy Gerard. Although speculation is rife on social media, police say that they are presently piecing together her last hours, particularly after she left the bar in which she and her boyfriend had spent the evening with several others before parting outside the establishment. At present, therefore, they have no closed ideas but a general framework for the investigation which is being undertaken by the Unidad de Delincuencia Especializada y Violenta (UDEV).

Photo: Emergencias 43.10

Updated 3 December: Emergency services say that a GES search and rescue helicopter has joined the effort to find Amy, who went missing in Puerto de la Cruz on Thursday night. Anyone with any information is urged to call the Policía Nacional (phone 091 or 922 376 820.), or emergency services on 112.

Updated 2 December: The search continues today for Amy, with local friends and helpers joining forces with police and missing persons organizations including SOSDesaparecidos Canarias and the Lucy Blackman Trust. The Consulate is assisting Amy’s family who have also just arrived to search for her in person. Amy was last seen between midnight and 1am outside Molly Malone’s bar in Puerto de la Cruz on Thursday night. If anyone knows anything about her whereabouts please contact the Policía Nacional (phone 091 or 922 376 820.), or emergency services on 112.

Original post 1 December: A British woman who works as an Orca trainer in Loro Parque has apparently gone missing. Colleagues of Amy Gerard (also known as Amy Docherty) at Loro Parque are searching for her since she was last seen late on Thursday evening in Molly Malone’s bar in Puerto de la Cruz. Police and missing persons agencies are helping search and her friends are very concerned: they ask anyone with any information to contact the Policía Nacional (phone 091 or 922 376 820.), or of course emergency services on 112. Amy is originally from Lincolnshire, is 28 years old, 1.77m tall, with blue eyes and curly blonde hair.

 

source https://www.janetanscombe.com/news/can-you-help-find-this-missing-british-woman-who-works-in-loro-parque.html

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