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go missing

To disappear. My diamond earrings have gone missing, and I want the entire staff to be interrogated! A: "How did the dog go missing?" B: "I don't know, he must have wiggled under the fence in the backyard."
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She added: "Children who go missing from care can be highly vulnerable and can be at real risk of drug and alcohol use, violence and sexual exploitation.
How many girls will continue to go missing and be abused before the police even accept that the crime has happened?
One in five (22 per cent) shoppers have had more than one package go missing in the last five years, while one in 20 have had five or more packages undelivered, the study found.
For a long time we have been complacent about children and young people who go missing, and in particular those who go missing regularly.
Asked by BJP's Rajya Sabha MP Maya Singh as to why so many children go missing from Delhi, the home ministry cited maltreatment and scolding by parents and a child's anger at the family as among the factors responsible.
We have a successful team which works closely with the police, education and social care in terms of young people who go missing and anybody who goes missing has a risk assessment," she added.
Project manager Richard Haigh expressed his alarm at the new figures, and said children who go missing are at risk of grooming and sexual exploitation by adults waiting to take advantage of them.
Offending "If they have chosen to go missing, clearly they are going to continue offending.
OUR story about young children who go missing from home and are potentially being lured into the seedy side of life will make worrying reading.
Parents and carers also need to be warned of the risks to children who frequently go missing without explanation, says Barnardo's Cymru.
Little general information exists on adults who go missing, but research into the problem was carried out in 2002 by York University.
For one cat to go missing and presumably killed is concerning but for 18 of them to disappear in a similar fashion is very worrying.
Thousands of Scots go missing each year but it is the festive season when their loss seems most poignant.
RSPCA spokeswoman Jo Cunningham said: "It is normally extremely rare for cats to go missing because of any sinister motive but in any case we would advise all owners to have their pets microchipped.