Missing woman's mother is living 'worst nightmare' as search continues

Missing woman’s mother is living ‘everyone’s worst nightmare’ as hunt continues for 38-year-old whose backpack containing her purse, phone and hoodie were found after horse ride

  • Amanda Hull was last seen collecting her horse from stables in Worcestershire
  • Ms Hull, 38, has been described as ‘extremely vulnerable with special needs’
  • She has not been seen since 9am on Saturday and family concerned for welfare
  • Mother Carol shared posts on Facebook saying she is living ‘everyone’s worst nightmare’ as she appealed directly to her daughter asking her to get in touch

The mother a missing woman who disappeared after a horse ride has said she is living ‘everyone’s worst nightmare’ as the search for the 38-year-old continues.

Amanda Hull was last seen on Haye Lane in Ombersley, Worcestershire, at 9am on Saturday with her horse in a field and was due to head to some local stables.

Her family raised the alarm when she never arrived.

West Mercia Police say they are growing concerned for her welfare after she failed to return home.

Amanda’s worried mother Carol Hull, from Droitwitch, has since posted a series of heartbreaking appeals as the community organised search parties to help find the missing horse rider.

Directly appealing to her daughter, she wrote on Facebook: ‘Amanda it’s Mom, please come home.

‘You won’t be in trouble I love you so much, if your reading this please come home.’

Police are continuing the search for missing Amanda Hull, 38, after she disappeared following a horse ride in Ombersley on Saturday as her mother Carol shared emotional appeals online

Ms Hull, who has been described as ‘extremely vulnerable with special needs’ was last seen riding a pony but it is not clear if this was the animal she was riding when she disappeared

Posting a picture of Amanda’s horse Sunny, she later added: ‘Amanda Sunny needs you, please come home.’

She further wrote: ‘Please help us find her. She is an extremely vulnerable girl with special needs this is not like Amanda.’

Updating well-wishers yesterday she wrote: ‘We have just received a call from the Police, there is no further news although they have worked through the night and search is continuing in the wood.

‘They are waiting or holding an inspector meeting and will contact us shortly for people to help search, Matt Berrey will be helping the Police organise this so a post will follow shortly,

‘Thank you for all your help and support. We just want her home safe and sound.

‘So Amanda Jane Hull if your reading this please come home your not in trouble we just want to give you a hug x’

Amanda Hull was last seen on Haye Lane in Ombersley (pictured), Worcester, at 9am on Saturday May 22, and was reportedly wearing a bright yellow jacket and brown riding boots

Her last post reads: ‘I feel so helpless sat wishing and praying.

‘This is everyone’s worse Nightmare. I just want her home safe.’

Amanda works at Radley Riding Stables and visits almost every day of the week to ride her horse.

Amanda works at Radley Riding Stables and visits almost every day of the week to ride her horse.

Owner Teresa Bradshaw told Birmingham Live: ‘Everyone is really worried because this is completely out of character for Mandy.

‘She’s vulnerable and has never gone missing before. She went to the field in Haye Lane and was due to bring the horse here.

Amanda Hull, 38, went to collect her horse and headed to Hadley stables (pictured) in Worcestershire but concerns are growing after she failed to show up on Saturday morning

‘I rang her phone when she didn’t turn up but got no answer so I presumed because the weather was so bad she’d changed her mind.

‘But then her dad rang me later asking if Mandy was ready to be picked up and I told him she hadn’t come. 

Her sister Kate Nicol added: ‘If anyone knows anything please get in touch!

‘She was wearing her horse riding clothes – black joulpers, tshirt, yellow high vis coat and brown boots (suede and leather)

‘The police have her phone, bag and hoody. She has no money or phone so if you spot her please help her and bring her back to us.

‘We just want her home, the police and search & rescue have been looking through the night and we are waiting for an update.

Police said they are increasingly concerned for Amanda’s welfare. Pictured: search helicopter 

‘Please, please, please help us get my sister home she isn’t in any trouble, we all just want her back with us!!’

Amanda is described as white, approximately 5ft tall with blonde hair usually worn in a ponytail and was last seen wearing a bright yellow jacket and brown riding boots.

A force spokesperson added: ‘She has links to areas in Ombersley and Droitwich but may have travelled further.

‘Anyone with information on her whereabouts is urged to contact 101 quoting incident 583i of 22 May.’

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