Arrest made in seek for lacking 21-year-old Northern Ireland woman

Authorities in Northern Ireland are intensifying their search for Chloe Mitchell, a 21-year-old lady who has been lacking for per week. Mitchell was final seen on CCTV in Ballymena town centre, County Antrim, on June three. A 26-year-old man has been arrested in Lurgan, County Armagh, and is cooperating with the investigation. Mitchell is now considered a high-risk lacking particular person, and her disappearance is described as “completely out of character.”
“I am interesting directly to Chloe to make contact with the police, household or pals so that we know you may be secure and well,” said Mid and East Antrim District Commander, Superintendent Gillian Kearney. “ Unusual am additionally asking the public to contact us if they have seen Chloe.”
Search and rescue groups began looking for Mitchell across the River Braid on June 9. Police directed the groups to a piece of the river within the Castle Gardens area of Ballymena that included an embankment with an 18ft drop. Community Rescue Service vehicles, together with a specialist lowland search unit, attended the location on the River Braid.
Darren Harper, district commander for Community Rescue Service, stated the search efforts have up to now allowed them to get rid of some areas. “Today’s search is going to be just a continuation on from the search areas yesterday, just eliminating the areas that Chloe may not be in,” he said.
Ground teams have carried out searches in the areas across the river but additionally close to a property on James Street, near Mitchell’s final known whereabouts, which had been cordoned off by police. Harper added that the teams have been still hoping to search out Mitchell.
Community Rescue Service regional commander Sean McCarry announced that a search would start on June 11 with round 35 individuals, with more anticipated to affix all through the day. Police were additionally lively within the search, knocking on doors in the surrounding areas around the river and questioning residents about their presence and whether or not they had CCTV footage.
Independent councillor in Ballymena, Rodney Quigley, recommended the search and rescue groups and native authorities for their collective work in the search operation. However, he suggested residents to not lend an ear to rumour and rumours circulating concerning the case. “I know she was a neighborhood woman, and she’s been missing every week now, which is very regarding, however no person seems to have seen or heard tell of her wherever and I’ve been talking to quite a few folks,” he mentioned..

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