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Police appeal: missing person

Thomas Johnstone, who has been reported missing Credit: Police Scotland

Police in the Scottish Borders are appealing for information to help find a 64-year-old man who has been reported missing.

Thomas Johnstone was last seen in southeast Galashiels at 10am on Monday 23 February, and concern is now growing for his welfare. He takes regular medication to which he no longer has access.

Mr Johnstone is described as white, 6ft 2inches tall, with short grey hair and a beard. He has a muscular build and was last seen wearing blue trousers, a grey/green Karrimor 3/4 length jacket, a black striped polo top, and black training shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the police.

Concern after man goes missing in Cumbria

Police are concerned for the welfare of a man after he went missing in near Kirkby Lonsdale.

Kenneth Ward, 73, from Runcorn, was last seen early yesterday afternoon.

He is described as white, of large build, approximately 6ft tall and has thinning grey hair.

He was last seen wearing a dark jacket with jeans, and is possibly wearing glasses.

Anyone with any information is being urged to contact Police.


Police still searching for missing father

Mark Varley Credit: Lancashire Constabulary

Officers are still searching for 31-year-old Mark Varley, after his two year old son was found safe and well.

Both were reported missing after Mr Valey left his home in Carnforth at around 2.20am on Sunday with his son Brandon in his black BMW car.

Brandon was found safe and well at an address in the Kirkby Lonsdale area but officers are still trying to trace Mr Varley.

It is thought that he may be in North Lancashire or South Cumbria and is described as 5ft 10 tall with short brown hair. He was last seen wearing jeans and a blue t-shirt.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the police.

Police appeal: missing woman

Police are trying to find Naomi Fawcett, who was last seen at Borders General Hospital Credit: PA

Police in the Scottish Borders are appealing for help in finding a woman from the Melrose area.

37-year-old Naomi Fawcett was last seen at Borders General Hospital on Monday 9th February, at around 1.30pm.

She is described as white, 5ft 8in tall, slim build, with mid-length dark hair, dark eyes and a small scratch on her cheek. She was last seen wearing a cream coloured top with a flowery border, and black trousers.

Police are concerned for her welfare and are asking for anyone who may have information as to her whereabouts to contact them. They believe she could have travelled to Northumbria.


Police appeal: missing man in Jedburgh

Charles Bird has been missing since yesterday morning Credit: PA

A 68-year-old man has been reported missing in Jedburgh.

Charles Bird was last seen leaving his home in Exchange Street at 11am yesterday and has not been seen or heard from since.

His Mitsubishi L200 car was found in a wooded area on the Denholm to Bedrule road at around 9.30pm last night.

Anyone who can assist police in finding him is asked to come forward as concern is growing for Mr Bird's welfare.

He is described as white, 6ft 2ins tall with a stocky build, grey hair round the sides of his head and bald on top. He was last seen wearing a bluish green beanie hat, a blue body-warmer and a black sweatshirt.

“It is very out of character for Charles to not return home after work or to fail and contact family to let them know where he is.

“As such we are becoming increasingly worried for his safety and would urge anyone who believes they have seen him since Tuesday morning, or who has information as to his current whereabouts to contact police immediately.

“In addition, I would also ask that Charles get in touch with a loved one, friend, or with police to let us know he is alright.”

– Inspector Tony Hodges

Appeal for missing 15-year-old boy

A picture of Brandon Moore, who was last seen on Saturday Credit: Lancashire Constabulary

POLICE are appealing for information about a 15-year-old boys missing from home in Bolton le Sands.

Brandon Moore was last seen at an address on Mill Lane at around 5pm on Saturday (24 January 2015).

It is believed that he has travelled to Whitehaven, Cumbria and then possibly on to the Hartlepool area of the North East.

Brandon is described as white, medium build with short brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a navy blue sweater, navy blue tracksuit bottoms, a blue jacket and grey Nike Air Max trainers.

Anybody with any information can contact Lancashire Police.

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