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Urgent appeal to find a missing Stokesley man

Last modified: 2 August 2021 at 06:10pm

North Yorkshire Police has issued an urgent appeal to find a missing Stokesley man who last seen leaving his address in The Acres area at about 10.20am on Saturday 31 July.

Urgent appeal to find a missing Stokesley man
Urgent appeal to find a missing Stokesley man

William Matthews, 66, is described as 6ft tall, bald with round shoulders. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, blue trainers and a dark blue t-shirt.

Officer believe he could be in his white 17-reg Land Rover Discovery Sport which was last seen travelling towards Middlesbrough.

A spokeswoman for the force said:

“Our officers are currently searching for William Matthews, 66, who went missing from his home on Saturday.
“He was last seen leaving his address in The Acres area at about 10.20am and his family have been unable to contact him.
“We are currently carrying out enquiries to locate him but are growing increasingly concerned for his welfare and are now treating him as a high-risk missing person.
“We are now asking for anyone who may have seen William, or who has information about his whereabouts, to contact us immediately.
“William is described as 6ft tall, bald with round shoulders. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, blue trainers and a dark blue t-shirt.
“It is believed he could be in his white 17-reg Land Rover Discovery Sport which was last seen travelling towards Middlesbrough.
“Anyone who has seen William, or his vehicle, or has information that could assist us, is asked to call 101.If you have an immediate sighting please dial 999.
“Thanks folks.”
Reference: 12210172043
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