29th July 2021

FOUND: Appeal to help find missing woman (47) from Yeovil

Update (Monday 1 June)

Avon and Somerset Police have confirmed that Lesley Beard has been found safe and well.


Avon and Somerset Police are appealing for the public’s help in locating a missing woman from Yeovil.

Lesley Beard, 47, of Goldcroft Court, Yeovil, was last seen in Exeter on 18 May.

It is believed that Lesley was seen at the Post Office on Sidwell Street, Exeter, at 10.30am on 18 May.

She is also seen on CCTV in the vicinity of Bedford Street, Exeter, on 20 May at 3.50pm.

Lesley might still be in the Exeter area or back in Somerset.

She is described as white, of a slim to medium build, 5ft 5 ins tall with shoulder length dark brown hair with a fringe.

She was last seen wearing a dark coloured zip up jacket with a grey fur trim hood and carrying a black ruck sack and shopping bag on wheels.

Anyone with information as to her whereabouts should contact the police immediately on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be left anonymously.