Marlborough police issued the following statement this afternoon, Wednesday October 28 :
“We currently have a road closure in place at the main entrance to West Woods car park, Marlborough – dog walkers are currently unable to park at the scene while the closure is in place. Please avoid the area. Many thanks.”
Wiltshire Search and Rescue and the National Police air service helicopter were called in to assist with what is what is understood to be a high-risk missing person search.
Police confirmed this incident does not relate to the serious sexual assault that occurred in the Savernake Forest on Monday morning