Libby Squire search on twelfth day with no breakthrough in hunt for Hull student, Report

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Libby Squire search on twelfth day with no breakthrough in hunt for Hull student, Report
Libby Squire search on twelfth day with no breakthrough in hunt for Hull student, Report

These are the last known movements of missing student Libby Squire as she walks outside a nightclub in Hull shortly before her disappearance.

CCTV footage showing the 21-year-old has been released nearly two weeks after she went missing.

The University of Hull student disappeared after a night out with friends on January 31, sparking an intensive police search.

Footage shows her dressed in black and walking along the road outside The Welly club, in Beverley Road, Hull.

It was filmed by a camera on a lettings agency next door to the club and shows Miss Squire, who appears to be dressed in a black jacket and black skirt, stumble near barriers on the road as she walks towards the nightclub.

It comes as police revealed that 50 detectives and hundreds of uniformed officers have been working around the clock over the last two weeks to try to find Miss Squire.

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A police spokeswoman said the force was aware of the footage and said: “We do believe it is her.”

The spokeswoman said she could not confirm that footage taken a few minutes later was Miss Squire.

Around two minutes after the first sighting of the student, a woman wearing a similar outfit is seen walking away from the area of the club and standing in the road near a vehicle.

Lukasz Rybus, owner of Lucas Properties where the CCTV cameras are located, said the footage was filmed at around 11.20pm on January 31.

Miss Squire is believed to have taken a taxi from the nightclub after she was refused entry.

Police said she was dropped off near her home at around 11.29pm and was then seen near a bench on Beverley Road around 10 minutes later.

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More CCTV footage, released last week after it was obtained by ITV News, showed a man getting in and out of a car, minutes after the last sighting of the philosophy student.

In the video, the unidentified man is seen opening the front passenger door before getting back into the car and driving away at around 12.09am on February 1.

Miss Squire was reported missing that day and an intensive search has been conducted by police since that time.

On Tuesday, a force spokesman said: “It’s been 12 days since Libby Squire, 21, went missing in Hull.

“Since that time, we have had hundreds of uniformed officers and approximately 50 detectives who have been working around the clock to try and find her.

He added: “We aren’t stopping our searches for her and continue to appeal to the public for your assistance and thank everyone so far for your help.”

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The investigation has seen specialist search teams, underwater officers, dog teams, neighbouring forces, search and rescue teams, fire officers, the coastguard, the police helicopter, local businesses and members of the public taking part in the search.

Officers have repeatedly scoured gardens, alleyways, waterways and a pond in an area around Miss Squire’s home on Wellesley Avenue.

On Wednesday, Pavel Relowicz, of Raglan Street, Hull, was arrested on suspicion of abduction in connection with Miss Squire’s disappearance.

On Sunday night, he was charged with three unrelated offences and appeared at Hull Magistrates’ Court on Monday morning.

Relowicz pleaded not guilty to charges of voyeurism, outraging public decency and burglary.

Police said the 24-year-old “remains under investigation” in connection with Miss Squire’s disappearance.

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