Urgent searches for a missing 20-year-old woman have continued after helicopter, mountain and police teams were seen carrying out the 11th day of their searches. 

For the last week, officers from Cleveland Police and North Yorkshire Police have been searching for missing 20-year-old Annie Dryden, from Middlesbrough.

The Northern Echo: Annie DrydenAnnie Dryden (Image: NORTH YORKSHIRE POLICE)

Annie was last seen on Thursday 4 January, when she boarded a train at 2.09pm at James Cook train station in Middlesbrough and got off at around 2.38pm at Battersby in North Yorkshire.

Annie is described as around 5ft 10in tall and of slim build.

The Northern Echo: Mountain rescue and specialist police looking for missing Annie DrydenMountain rescue and specialist police looking for missing Annie Dryden (Image: CLEVELAND POLICE)

She has dark hair with a distinctive blonde fringe and a visible scar above her top lip. She was carrying a green and black backpack when she was last seen.

Police officers and mountain rescue volunteers are searching in the area around Battersby, Ingleby and further afield.

The Northern Echo: Specialist police looking for missing Annie DrydenSpecialist police looking for missing Annie Dryden (Image: CLEVELAND POLICE)

A spokesperson for Cleveland Police said: "Our search for missing Annie Dryden is continuing today with support from mountain rescue volunteers and the National Police Air Service helicopter.


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"We are continuing to appeal to local residents in the area to check their sheds and outbuildings, particularly in the Battersby and Ingleby Greenhow area, for any sign that someone has taken shelter.

"The area where Annie was last seen is close to hiking and biking trails and we're also appealing to the outdoor community who may be out and about this weekend, to please keep an eye out for any sign of Annie and get in touch if you believe you have seen her."

Anyone with any information should call North Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 12240005550. If you have an immediate sighting of Annie or know where she is now, call 999.