Gaynor Lord investigates: authorities share video evidence of final reported sightings in Norwich.

Police believe that Gaynor Lord, aged 55, may have entered the water at a riverside park after leaving work early last Friday.

Norfolk constabulary investigating the disappearance of Gaynor Lord in Norwich have released CCTV footage of her last known movements after her coat was found in a river.

Lord was last seen on Friday afternoon when she left work early in Norwich city centre, and the police believe she most likely entered the water at a riverside park.

On the sixth day of the search, Norfolk constabulary released the footage of Lord as they appealed to the public for information.

The Norwich policing commander, Supt Wes Hornigold, said: “Today we are releasing the footage of Gaynor’s last known steps on Friday afternoon before she went missing. We hope this will help jog the memory of anyone who may have seen her in the city that afternoon or who may have footage of her journey.”

Lord’s belongings, including clothing, a mobile phone, glasses, and jewelry, were found by a member of the public on Friday evening. They were scattered throughout Wensum Park, approximately 1.5 miles away from her workplace.

The police identified the items as Lord’s using ID in her bag. When they visited her home, they discovered she had not returned.

Lord’s green coat was found in the River Wensum, which flows past the park, and specialist underwater search teams have been deployed.

The CCTV footage released by the police shows Lord leaving her job as a retail assistant for Bullards Spirits at Jarrolds department store at 2.45 pm, which is an hour and 15 minutes earlier than scheduled. She can be seen walking to and from the cathedral on Queen Street and then along St George’s Street at 3.49 pm.

She is then seen walking along St Crispins Road towards Pitt Street and finally up St Augustines Street at 4.01 pm, which is the last sighting of her on CCTV.

Hornigold said: “We are particularly interested in hearing from anyone who may have seen Gaynor in the cathedral grounds, where she enters at 2.50 pm and leaves at 3.23 pm. It is unclear where she goes inside the cathedral grounds during this time, so we are eager to hear from anyone who may have seen her there.

We are continuing our extensive searches but would appeal to the public to come forward with any information that may help find Gaynor. In the footage, you can clearly see what she was wearing when she went missing. This is an especially stressful time for her family, and specialist officers continue to provide support.”

Lord, who is married and has three children, is 5ft 6ins tall with blond shoulder-length hair in a bob.

The police force said on Wednesday that they were “linking in” with detectives who worked on the Nicola Bulley case.

Hornigold told LBC: “We will absolutely – and have done – be linking in with Lancashire constabulary to understand any lessons learned from that inquiry.

We have already had meetings with the National Crime Agency in terms of understanding any specific skills and knowledge regarding water searching.”

He added: “We are aware of the recent College of Policing report into the Lancashire inquiry, so we are leaving no stone unturned and making sure we are doing everything within our power to find Gaynor as quickly as possible.”

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