Coat retreived from River Exe in search for missing Bicton woman

Have you seen missing Irene McMullan?

Have you seen missing Irene McMullan? - Credit: Archant

A coat has been found a retreived from the River Exe during the search for missing Irene McMullan who was last seen on Sunday (April 7) at her Bicton home

A coat has been retrieved from the River Exe during the search for a missing Bicton woman.

A piece of clothing was found at around 8.45am yesterday (Monday, April 8) during the search for the missing Irene McMullan, last seen on Sunday morning.

In a tweet, the National Police Air Service (NPAS) said: “Crew of aircraft located a coat in the River Exe recovered by Exmouth RNLI.”

According to the NPAS, which manages the police helicopters, there was no trace of a female.

Reports of a car entering the water on Monday prompted police and NPAS searches of the Exmouth Marina area.

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Police remain concerned for the welfare of Ms McMullan and say enquiries and searches are ongoing.

Anyone with information should ring 999 quoting log number 199 of April 7.

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