Luke, from Woodbridge in Suffolk, was 19 when he vanished in the early hours of 12 May, 2006 following a night out with friends at the Zest nightclub in Ipswich. His disappearance was totally out of character. He is described as a happy and sociable boy with a huge circle of friends.
I assume that a reported sighting of Luke last month in Taunton, Somerset drew a blank as there has been no further mention of it. Luke’s mother Nicki was unable to be optimistic until she knew the results of CCTV footage which was being examined.
â€œLast year I was shown CCTV footage of a man in Devon and I was convinced it was Luke. He had the same mannerisms and clothes so I asked police to keep re-running it. When it was enhanced though I realised it wasn’t him.
â€œAs soon as I heard this sighting was in Taunton, I thought it must be the same man as last year. My hopes have been raised so many times that I’m trying to stay incredibly grounded. I just want it to be Luke.â€?
In memory of those who are still missing.