Police hunting for missing mother, 41, who vanished with her son, five, two days ago find her car at a reservoir three miles from her home
- Emma Sillett, 41, was last seen with Jenson Spellman in a McDonald’s restaurant
- They have been missing since Tuesday and friends are voicing their fears online
- Friends say the mother has recently been dealing with some ‘underlying issues’
- Officers have warned that they are ‘increasingly concerned’ about the pair
Police hunting for a woman who has gone missing with her five-year-old son say they have found her car dumped by a reservoir.
Emma Sillett’s black Peugeot 308 was discovered at the Valehouse reservoir, near Tintwhistle, Derbyshire.
The man-made lake is less than three miles from her home in the village of Dinting, near Glossop.
Ms Sillett, 41, was last seen with little Jenson Spellman at a McDonald’s just a few miles from her home on Tuesday lunchtime.
Emma Sillett (pictured, left) has not been seen since Tuesday when she was spotted with Jenson Spellman (pictured, right) at a McDonald’s in Hattersley
Friends say the mother has recently been dealing with ‘underlying problems’. Officers have appealed for the public’s help to find the pair.
A police spokesperson said they are now conducting further searches of the area.
Ms Sillett is white, 5ft 5ins tall, of a slim build and has straight brown hair. She was last seen in McDonald’s on the A560 Stockport Road in Hattersley, Greater Manchester, at 12.30pm.
Her son is understood not to have been seen by staff at Simmondley Primary since Tuesday morning.
The pair were last seen on Tuesday at this McDonald’s in Greater Manchester and friends are increasingly concerned
Worried friends also took to social media urging Emma to contact them.
Maggie Hunt wrote: ‘I’m so sad for her, I want her to know it’s ok to come home.’
Jodie Vitti said: ‘I haven’t slept just hoping & praying she just needs a couple of days to clear her head xx’
Another added: ‘I can’t sleep for thinking about them. Praying they turn up safe. It’s heartbreaking.’
Derbyshire Police asked anyone who has seen Emma, or has any information as to her whereabouts, is asked to call 101 with reference number 1328 of November 20.