Police looking for Nicola Bulley have appealed for a “key2 witness who they consider was within the space on the morning of the mother-of-two’s disappearance.
The witness is a girl seen pushing a pram on the morning of Friday 27 January, when Ms Bulley went lacking.
“It’s believed that the feminine in query could have walked alongside the river path throughout these instances and so detectives need to converse to her and urge her to get in contact,” Lancashire police stated.
Lancashire Police stated the girl was seen strolling from the route of Allotment Lane in direction of the Grapes public home at roughly 8.22am and is seen once more strolling on Allotment Lane in direction of Garstang Street at 8.41am.
It’s believed that the feminine in query could have walked alongside the river path throughout these instances, police stated.
The drive added: “We’re additionally interesting to anybody who was driving down Blackpool Lane/Garstang Lane on the morning of Friday twenty seventh January between the instances of 9am and 10am who has sprint cam footage on their automobiles to make contact.”
The attraction comes after household and buddies have questioned a police concept that the lacking canine walker fell in a river.
In a Fb put up, Ms Bulley’s sister, Louise Cunningham, urged individuals to “hold an open thoughts” as there’s “no proof in any respect” that the canine walker fell within the river.
“Off the again of the newest Police media replace, please can I add there isn’t a proof in any respect.
“Everybody must hold an open thoughts as not all CCTV and leads have been investigated totally, the police confirmed the case is much from over.”
Search groups from Lancashire Constabulary are persevering with to trawl the River Wyre close to St Michael’s, engaged on the speculation that the lacking mother-of-two, from close by Inskip, might have fallen in when she disappeared on 27 January.
Ms Bulley’s buddy, Emma White, additionally forged doubt on the police concept, telling Sky Information it was based mostly on “restricted info”.
“After we are speaking a couple of life we will not base it on a speculation – absolutely we want this factual proof,” she stated.
Police consider the 45-year-old mortgage adviser went lacking in simply “a 10-minute window” whereas she was strolling her canine, Willow, near the River Wyre, after dropping off her daughters – aged six and 9 – at college.
Ms Bulley had logged in to a Microsoft Groups name at 9.01am, which ended at 9.30am together with her telephone nonetheless related to the decision.
She was seen by one other canine walker at 9.10am – the final recognized sighting – and police traced telephony data of her cell phone because it remained on a bench overlooking the river at 9.20am.
The gadget was discovered by a canine walker at round 9.35am, with Willow close by.
The police search has been aided by specialists and divers from HM Coastguard, mountain rescue, and Lancashire Hearth and Rescue Service – with sniffer canines, drones and police helicopters deployed.
Detectives are additionally working behind the scenes to analyse CCTV and dashcam movies, and members of the general public with footage which might be helpful have been urged to come back ahead.