Sat. Apr 20th, 2024
alert-–-police-find-body-in-search-for-missing-molly-ann-garbutt,-25,-after-her-car-was-found-parked-at-beauty-spotAlert – Police find body in search for missing Molly Ann Garbutt, 25, after her car was found parked at beauty spot

A body has been found at a beauty spot during the search for a missing young woman from Leeds. 

North Yorkshire Police have called off the search for Molly Ann Garbutt, 25, after a body was found near Dibbles Bridge in Hebden on Wednesday at around 3.15pm.

An urgent appeal for sightings of Molly was issued by West Yorkshire Police yesterday morning after her black Renault Clio was found just before 8am parked off the B6265, near to where the body was found. 

She was last seen wearing pink leggings, a brown velvet thigh length coat and white boots. 

Police conducted searches in the surrounding area, supported by RAF Mountain Rescue and the Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association, along with a HM Coastguard helicopter.

The body has not formally been identified yet, but Molly’s family have been informed. 

An urgent appeal for sightings of Molly Ann Garbutt was issued by West Yorkshire Police yesterday morning after her black Renault Clio was found just before 8am

An urgent appeal for sightings of Molly Ann Garbutt was issued by West Yorkshire Police yesterday morning after her black Renault Clio was found just before 8am 

North Yorkshire Police have called off the search after a body was found near Dibbles Bridge in Hebden (pictured) on Wednesday at around 3.15pm

North Yorkshire Police have called off the search after a body was found near Dibbles Bridge in Hebden (pictured) on Wednesday at around 3.15pm 

A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said: ‘While formal identification has not yet taken place, Molly’s family have been informed about the death and they are being supported by the police. 

‘We ask that their privacy is respected at this difficult time as we prepare a report for the coroner. 

‘Anyone with information that could assist should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 4, and speak to the Force Control Room. Please quote reference number 12240057708 when providing details.’