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Helicopter joins search for missing walker

Rescue teams are searching for Christopher Malcolm Blowman, an experienced walker, who is missing in the Lake District.

The 67-year-old from Carlton, Louth, did not return after he went walking yesterday morning, Wednesday 14 May.

He was in the area of Scafell Pike, England's highest mountain.

He was wearing a brown and green check shirt with a dark green cardigan, navy trousers and a red and navy waterproof jacket. He was also wearing walking boots and carrying a blue rucksack. He is 5 ft 9”, of slim build and has grey receding hair.

Mr Blowman is staying in the area with his wife, who is concerned about his welfare.

Mountain Rescue teams and Kinross Helicopter are assisting police in the search.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Cumbria Police on 101.

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Search and rescue teams look for Matthew

Search and rescue teams have been searching Windermere today for missing person Matthew Jordan.

Matthew has not been seen since yesterday morning.

Police are encouraging people in the Windermere and Bowness area to check outbuildings and sheds for signs of someone being there.

Search and rescue teams at Windermere Credit: ITV Border

Family appeal for continued help

The family of missing person, Matthew Jordan, have appealed for the continued help of the public in the search for Matthew.

Matthew was last seen in the early hours of yesterday morning in Bowness.

"Matthew if you see or hear this appeal please get in touch, we love you and we just want you home.

His friends and family are continuing to help Police in the search for him and again we appeal for any help from the public in the search for Matthew. We’d also like to thank everyone for their efforts."

– Family spokesperson

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Cumbria Police on 101 as soon as possible and ask for the duty sergeant at Windermere. Or you can call Missing People in confidence on 116 000.

Increasing concern for missing man

Matthew Jordan has been missing since yesterday morning Credit: Cumbria Police

Police are asking people to check outbuildings for missing Matthew Jordan.

Residents in the Windermere and Bowness area are being encouraged to look for signs of someone being in their sheds, garages or outbuildings.

Inspector Kevin Spedding of Cumbria Police said they were 'becoming very concerned' and that the disappearance was 'very out of character'. Mountain rescuers, dog handlers, lake wardens and national park rangers are also helping in the search.

Matthew was last seen in Bowness at 1:30am yesterday, 27 March, outside the Stag's Head Hotel.

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Concern for man missing near Windermere

Police are concerned about a man who is missing after visiting Windermere.

Matthew Jordan, aged 20, was last seen today in Bowness at 1.30am outside the Stag's Inn.

He is from Middlesborough and was visiting the area with friends.

Matthew Jordan has been missing since this morning Credit: PA

Matthew is described as 5ft 10" with dark brown hair and medium build. He was last seen wearing a navy long sleeved shirt, jeans and brown boots.

Police are asking for Matthew to get in contact.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Cumbria Police on 101 as soon as possible and ask for the duty sergeant at Windermere.

Sister's plea to find missing brother

The sister of a missing man from Annan are appealing any information on his whereabouts.

Ian Carruthers, who's 31st birthday is tomorrow, was last seen in the Longmeadow Avenue area of the town at about 1.30am on Friday 17 January.

His sister Tracey Kindness has asked people to come forward if they have any information.

“It is Ian’s birthday on Friday and the thought of him spending it alone breaks our heart. He usually is in touch with our mum every day, so for him not to be in contact for so long just isn’t like him. I would urge anyone who has seen Ian or has any information on where he is, to please get in touch with police. Every family should celebrate birthdays and special occasions together and we are no different. We want him home.”

– Tracey Kindness, Ian Carruthers' sister

If anyone has seen or knows where Mr Carruthers is, contact Police Scotland on 101 or anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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