search: Burnham-On-Sea Police examining new leads
Police are 'actively following up' new leads from the public and
sifting through CCTV footage in the search for Dean Tate, who went
missing over two weeks ago.
40-year-old, pictured right, was last seen in TA8s Bistro
Bar in Pier Street, Burnham at around 2am on Saturday 24th February.
Inspector Richard Horsfall told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We are
doing everything we can to find Dean and are keeping his partner
and family updated and fully informed with our progress."
know they are extremely grateful for all the support shown by members
of the public and have taken great comfort in the affection in which
Dean is clearly held."
like to thank members of the public who have called in with information
along with local businesses who have provided us with CCTV from
the night of Friday 23rd February and of the early hours of the
their help we would not have the lines of enquiry we do which we
are actively following up."
officers were in the Pier Street and Marine Drive areas of Burnham-On-Sea
last night (Friday), seeking information from local pub users.
police search advisors are co-ordinating efforts to find Dean with
partner agencies assisting in land and water searches.
and Somerset Search and Rescue, HM Coastguard, BARB Search &
Rescue, RNLI, Avon Fire and Rescue, and Devon and Cornwall Police
are among the groups who have supported the inquiry.
Police helicopter and specialist search dogs have also been called
upon as detectives continue to examine CCTV footage and review witness