Fears mount for British soldier missing in Alps

Concerns were growing on Friday for a missing British soldier who disappeared more than two days ago in the French ski resort of Les Deux Alpes. Helicopter searches have taken place, but there is still no clue to his whereabouts.

Fears mount for British soldier missing in Alps
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Simon Daw, 27, was last seen on Tuesday evening when he spent the evening in a nightclub with two friends. He had drunk some alcohol but not an excessive amount, a police source said.

Daw, a British soldier from Cardiff in Wales, has not since returned to his lodgings in the nearby village of Venosc.

A spokeswoman for the popular Deux Alpes resort on Friday told The Local that they were "very worried" for the man's well-being, adding that his whereabouts were still unknown.

On the night of his disappearance, Daw was wearing beige jeans, a grey hoodie, and trainers.  He is of slender build, 1.80m in height (5' 10") and has short, blond hair, according to France 3 TV.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of Simon Daw, you can call 0476 80 58 57.

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