Police investigating disappearance of missing woman, 20, arrest another man after three others were quizzed and bailed as part of probe
- Somaiya Begum was last seen on Binnie Street, Bradford, on Saturday June 25
- She is known to frequent Barkerend and Leeds Beckett University campus
- Forensic officers and sniffer dogs have been at the scene at Binnie Street today
A man has been arrested and is being held for questioning by police investigating the disappearance of a woman.
West Yorkshire Police confirmed one man was today being quizzed in custody while two other men and a woman who were arrested have been bailed from custody pending further inquiries.
Somaiya Begum, 20, was last seen at her home address on Binnie Street in Bradford on Saturday afternoon at approximately 2pm
Somaiya Begum, 20, was last seen at her home where she lived with her grandmother and uncle on Binnie Street, Bradford, West Yorkshire, on Saturday June 25 at around 2pm.
She is described as Asian, slim build with black hair, and was wearing black denim jeans, a black top and black head scarf.
Somaiya is known to frequent the Barkerend area of Bradford and Leeds Beckett University campus, where she is believed to be a student.
Forensic officers and sniffer dogs have been at the scene at Binnie Street today, collecting evidence.
Detective Chief Inspector Marc Bowes of West Yorkshire Police said: ‘Over the past couple of days there have been extensive police enquiries across Bradford to find Somaiya.
‘We are extremely concerned for Somaiya’s welfare, her disappearance is completely out of character.
‘Specialist search officers, neighbourhood police patrols, drones, and dogs have all been used in the investigation.
‘Officers continue to trawl CCTV, conduct house to house enquiries and have spoken to several people in the area.
Forensic officers and sniffer dogs have been at the scene at Binnie Street today, collecting evidence
‘Somaiya’s disappearance remains unexplained at this time.
‘I would like to appeal to the community and to anyone who might know where Somaiya is or who has any information which might assist our investigation to come forward.
‘We are also seeking anyone that may have any dash cam or CCTV footage available, in and around the area of Binnie Street or on Thornbury Road, on Saturday to come forward.
‘I would like to reassure the community that we are doing everything we can to find Somaiya and the investigation is very much ongoing.’
Anyone with any information is asked to contact West Yorkshire Police, quoting incident number 764 on June 26.