POLICE are carrying out “searches for a missing person” in Taunton.

Somerset County Gazette: Police officers in TangierPolice officers in Tangier (Image: Newsquest)

Officers were seen in the field next to Tangier, near Castle Street, this afternoon (Wednesday, November 22) and a police car and a police van could also be seen parked nearby.

The Somerset County Gazette contacted Avon and Somerset Police for comments and a spokesperson said: “Officers were in the area carrying out searches for a missing person.”