Cleveland Police are leading the investigation into the disappearance of Natalie Jenkins aged 32 who vanished in Middlesbrough in December.
Officers have launched a major search into her disappearance which is being treat as suspected Murder.
We are this morning in Albert Park in Middlesbrough where @ClevelandPolice police today are continuing their search for Natalie Jenkins they are supported today by the @northumbriapol marine unit. pic.twitter.com/DkA9XZCCml— Police Hour (@PoliceHour) April 30, 2020
Officers have arrested two man aged 66 and 49 on suspicion or murder they have been bailed while police continue their investigation.
Specialist search teams will be today conducting a search of Albert Park in Middlesbrough this includes a specialist police dog. This is in relation to the Natalie Jenkins Murder Investigation being lead by @ClevelandPolice pic.twitter.com/meamLRdjPH— Police Hour (@PoliceHour) April 30, 2020
Today specialist officers from Cleveland Police search team and the Northumbria Police Marine Unit are focusing their search on the lake and waterways within the park.
A police spokeswoman said the search of the 74-acre (30-hectare) site will “take a number of days continuing over this weekend”.
Police have confirmed that the last know sighting of Ms Jenkins was CCTV footage of her walking along Park Road South at 23:38 on December 10th 2020.
There is a £10,000 reward for anyone who has information leading to a conviction being offered by Crimestoppers.
Detective Chief Inspector Mark Dimelow leading the murder investigation into missing Natalie Jenkins has a team of officers searching Albert Park there is currently a £10,000 reward offered by @CrimestoppersUK anyone with information is requested to call @ClevelandPolice on 101 pic.twitter.com/chmoVGqvJ2— Police Hour (@PoliceHour) April 30, 2020
Det Ch Insp Mark Dimelow said: “Our searches in Albert Park will take several days and will involve teams of officers led by trained search advisors.
“The area around the park has always been a significant location to our investigation and information has led us to focus on the inside of the park.
Police Officers are today continuing to search Albert Park in Middlesbrough for missing Natalie Jenkins. Detectives from @ClevelandPolice are currently leading a murder investigation. Two people so far have been arrested. pic.twitter.com/ihjLY3KzrQ— Police Hour (@PoliceHour) May 1, 2020
“I can’t divulge what this information is for operational reasons, but we are still appealing for people to come forward to tell us what they know. We’re providing support to Natalie’s family and are keeping them updated with what is happening with the investigation.”