Missing Doctor Who star Tanya Fear found alive by police

The search for Tanya Fear is over (Picture: BBC)

Doctor Who star Tanya Fear has been found alive by police after going missing for several days.

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The 31-year-old actress, who appeared in the BBC drama as Dr Jade McIntyre in the 2018 episode Arachnids, was tracked down by the Los Angeles Police Department’s Missing Persons Unit.

It comes hours after Tanya’s mother urged her daughter to reach out in a desperate plea.

A statement posted by her family following the news, read: ‘It is with great pleasure and relief to report, that Tanya has been found safe, by Police today. We understand she is not physically harmed, but as a precaution, is being accessed at a local hospital.

‘We wish to thank the Police, members of the public for their efforts in locating Tanya, as well as the outpouring of concern and support over the last several days.

‘Tanya’s family are relived and extremely grateful.’ (sic)

Friends and family had been searching for the actress (Picture: Twitter)

According to Mail Online, Tanya’s mum Yvonne Marimo posted a plea on Monday, which read: ‘I want my daughter to be safe.

‘I would appeal to her directly that, if she is reading this, to please get in touch with someone just to let us know that you are ok.’

Tanya has been found!! We are extremely grateful to every single member of the public who helped in finding her. We couldn’t have done it without you 🙏🏾❤️ pic.twitter.com/f74REMH9K7

— #FindTanyaFear (@FindTanyaFear) September 13, 2021

She added: ‘We haven’t been able to reach anyone from the U.S Embassy in London yet and we are very keen to hear from them to find out what’s going on in Los Angeles.’

It was originally believed that Tanya was last seen in the Hollywood Bowl area of LA on Thursday, September 9.

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 It had since been revealed she was spotted at Trader Joe’s on Sunday, September 12.   

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