Area sealed off in search for teenager

POLICE investigating the disappearance of a 17-year-old from Yarmouth have sealed off an area on the outskirts of a wood. Simon Everitt was last seen near the James Paget Hospital, Gorleston, almost three weeks ago.

POLICE investigating the disappearance of a 17-year-old from Yarmouth have sealed off an area on the outskirts of a wood.

Simon Everitt was last seen near the James Paget Hospital, Gorleston, almost three weeks ago.

Norfolk Police confirmed they had been called to the Mautby area, near Caister, last night and were continuing their investigations there today.

Forensic teams have been scouring the area and a police tent was erected on the site. A 40-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder.


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The engineering student at Yarmouth College went missing on June 7.

His father, Vince Everitt, of Nelson Road South, said earlier this month that he was still in the dark about why police were treating his Simon's disappearance as a murder investigation.

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