Richard Okorogheye: Mum believes Ladbroke Grove boy, 19 went to meet friend he met online before disappearance

The mom of lacking teenager Richard Okorogheye, 19, has reportedly stated she believes he might have travelled to meet a friend he met online before disappearing final week.

Richard, who research at Oxford Brookes University and lives in Ladbroke Grove has not been seen since 12.39am on Tuesday, March 23.

My London has approached the Metropolitan Police for additional info on the brand new growth.

Richard has been lacking since March 22

Speaking to My London beforehand, Richard’s mom Evidence Joel had stated she had no clue as to her son’s whereabouts.

She stated: “If I stated I knew why he was there, I’d be mendacity.

“I do not know in any respect. He would not have any pals or household there as I do know.

“I do not know why he’d be in that space at the moment. He’s by no means gone in that space before.”

Police officers have now deployed canines and horses to search Epping Forest in Essex because it turns into the brand new website of curiosity.

Initial enquiries by the Met Police confirmed that Richard boarded the route 23 bus southbound in Ladbroke Grove at 8.45pm, with additional enquiries displaying that he took a taxi from the W2 space to a residential road in Loughton, Essex.

Richard was captured on CCTV strolling alone on Smarts Lane, Loughton in the direction of Epping Forest at 12.39am on Tuesday, March 23.

It’s unclear the place Richard went subsequent.

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The Met Police are at present investigating {the teenager}’s disappearance and trying to set up a timeline of occasions and confirm the place he is now.

They have been finishing up door to door enquiries within the Loughton space in addition to diligently looking the forest for any signal of Richard, working alongside specialist search groups from Essex Police to broaden their assets.

The specialist search groups, in addition to police canines and police horses, have been looking the forest since late on Wednesday night (March 31).

If you’ve any info, name police on 101 quoting 21MIS008134.

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