GMP are continuing to investigate the disappearance of Alisha Apostoloff-Boyarin, who was last seen in January 2022
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Greater Manchester Police are appealing to the public for further information to find Alisha Apostoloff-Boyarin, one year after her disappearance.
Alisha Apostoloff-Boyarin, aged 24, from Ashton-under-Lyne was reported missing on Wednesday 2nd February 2022 by her Grandmother who had not heard from her and was concerned for her welfare. On receiving the report an immediate missing persons investigation was launched.
Following a number of lines of enquiry, this missing person search was elevated to a murder investigation.
A 59-year-old man who has ties to Ashton-Under-Lyne, was subsequently arrested on suspicion of murder in March 2022. He has since been bailed and remains under investigation.
Detective Chief Inspector Liam Boden said: "Greater Manchester Police are continuing the search for Alisha and the investigation into her disappearance.
"We can confirm that Alisha travelled as a passenger in a vehicle to the Bishop Auckland area, County Durham on Friday 14th January 2022.
"She was later seen travelling in the same vehicle on Saturday 22nd January 2022, leaving Glossop towards Chapel-en-le-frith in Derbyshire. Alisha has not been seen or heard from since.
"The vehicle she was a passenger in is described as a 2003 gold coloured Volkswagen Passat saloon.
“A year has passed now and still Alisha has not been seen by family, friends and loved ones and as the investigation continues it is believed that she may have come to serious harm.
“We need you - the public - to cast your minds back to Saturday 22 January 2022 and following days after, did you see anything suspicious? Did you see Alisha? Have you seen the vehicle in question? Do you know where that vehicle went? Did you witness any suspicious activity on nearby lanes or land?
“We are also appealing to the rural communities of Derbyshire in particular around Glossop, Buxton and Chapel-en-le-frith to come forward if you have seen anything suspicious or vehicles trespassing on private land around these dates.”
“If you were around the Glossop, Chapel-en-le-frith or Buxton areas of Derbyshire, please contact police immediately, If you know anything, no matter how small or insignificant it may seem, it may be the missing piece we need in our investigation to find Alisha.
“We are looking for CCTV, dashcam footage, images or any accounts of suspicious behaviour around that date as this will bring us one step closer to finding Alisha and help us understand what has happened to her.”