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Appeal for missing Cumbrian man

Peter Deeley has been missing since 8th January Credit: Cumbria Police

An appeal is being made to find a Cumbrian man who has been reported as missing.

63-year-old Peter Deeley, from Wood Broughton, Cartmel, has not been seen since yesterday afternoon (8th January), when he was with his family.

Police say that local enquiries suggest he may have been in Queen Katherine’s Avenue, Kendal at around 6pm yesterday.

It is believed he was using a silver Seat Alhambra, with the registration KU56 CWF.

Cumbria Police say Mr Deeley may be in the Borrowdale area but could have travelled anywhere in the county.

Mr Deeley is white, slim, 5ft 10 with short grey hair and balding.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Windermere Police by calling 101.

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Missing man search: Body found

Cumbria police have confirmed that a man's body has been found near the River Eden north of the village of Cargo on the outskirts of Carlisle.

It follows a search for a man in his 60s who was reported missing from Cargo.

Police, Coastguard, Mountain Rescue and RAF Boulmer were involved in the search along with local residents.In the early hours of 9th October the body of a man was found near to the River Eden in an area north of Cargo called 'Carr bed'.

Cumbria police are now working to formally identify the man and have confirmed there are no suspicious circumstances.