Marnie Clayton, 18, was found in Basingstoke, Hampshire, on Monday afternoon. Ms Clayton was first reported missing after leaving Atik nightclub in Windsor at approximately 2 am on Sunday morning, with police and her family appealing for her whereabouts.
Marnie Clayton FOund Safe and Well in Hampshire – Reading man arrested:
Clayton who went missing after last being seen in a Windsor nightclub has been found “safe and well”, police have said.
Ms Clayton, 18, from Bracknell in Berkshire, was found in Basingstoke, Hampshire, on Monday afternoon, according to a statement by Thames Valley Police.
Officers from Hampshire Constabulary have arrested a 21-year-old man from Reading in Basingstoke on suspicion of false imprisonment, making threats to kill, battery, assault occasioning actual bodily harm, and breach of police bail.
The man was taken into police custody, where he remains.
Policing area commander for Windsor and Maidenhead:
Supt Michael Greenwood, local policing area commander for Windsor and Maidenhead, said Clayton was found thanks to a joint investigation by the Thames Valley and Hampshire forces, which were helped by thousands of people sharing a missing person appeal.
“I am delighted to be able to confirm that we have located Marnie safe and well and returned her home to her family, who were naturally extremely concerned for her.
“This outcome is the result of fantastic work from officers and staff from both Thames Valley Police and our colleagues in Hampshire.
He added that the force had received “hundreds of calls” in relation to the investigation, and thanked “the many thousands of members of the public who shared our appeal to locate her”.
“It cannot be underestimated how important the information received was in locating Marnie safe and well.
“I am very proud of all of our officers and staff and colleagues in Hampshire for their work, and also all of the members of our local community who shared appeals and called us with the information which has helped us bring Marnie home.”