Search underway for missing Southampton graduate junior doctor

Police said it was ‘totally out of character’


A search operation is underway after a recent Southampton graduate and junior doctor went missing on Friday.

Rosie Polge, who graduated from Southampton University last summer with a degree in Medicine, has not been seen since Friday afternoon.

Devon and Cornwall Police

Image via Devon and Cornwall Police

The operation has been assisted by Devon and Cornwall Police, UK Coastguard and the RNLI, aswell as fire and rescue services and local search and rescue teams.

Dr Polge’s car has been found close to the search area in a car park near Ansteys Cove in Devon.

Police said it was “totally out of character” for Dr Polge to have gone missing, and are concerned for her safety.

A police spokesperson said “We are searching for a missing person and we are extremely concerned for her welfare. The conditions have been rough since she was reported missing.

“We are working with the Coastguard and other agencies.”

If you have any information about Rosie’s disappearance contact the Police by phoning 101, quoting the number 529 12/02.