Dispatch to look for Ellen Higginbottom in Wigan was delayed 13 times, police watchdog finds

The search for a murdered college student was delayed for four hours because there were “simply no officers available”, the police watchdog has found.

Ellen Higginbottom, 18, was reported missing at 7pm on 16 June 2017 and graded as a priority response, meaning officers should attend within an hour.

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