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Police searching for a man missing from Skipton, North Yorkshire have found his car in Lancashire.
Michael Watson, 41, has not been seen since Monday 7 September 2015 when he left his work at the local Mercedes-Benz garage.
Over the weekend, his black Mercedes-Benz C-Class car was found parked in Barnoldswick, Lancashire. The search has now shifted to that area.
Mr Watson is described as white, 5ft 11in tall, medium build and has green eyes and wears glasses. He was last seen wearing a plain white dress shirt, black trousers, Chelsea boots and a Mercedes-branded, waist-length, dark-coloured outer coat.
Police are becoming increasingly concerned for missing Skipton man Michael Watson.
41-year-old Mr Watson has not been seen since 3pm on Monday, September 7th when he left his work at the local Mercedes-Benz garage.
It is believed he may be in the Gargrave area. He drives a black Mercedes-Benz C-Class car, registration number YG63 KSJ, which has also been spotted in the Kirby Lonsdale area of Cumbria.
Mr Watson is described as 5ft 11in tall, medium build and has green eyes and wears glasses. He was last seen wearing his work clothes comprising black trousers and a black polo shirt with the Mercedes-Benz logo on it.
If anyone has spotted a man matching his description or his black Mercedes C class car, please contact North Yorkshire Police as a matter of urgency. Dial 101, select option 1, and speak to the Force Control Room. Please quote reference number 12150158805.
Police are appealing for information as to the whereabouts of a 41-year-old man from Skipton.
Michael Watson has been missing since Tuesday (8th September).
Police say he drives a black Mercedes C class YG63 KSJ.
It is believed when he went missing he will have been wearing his work attire, black trousers and a black polo shirt with the Mercedes logo on it.
Hundreds of cyclists are expected to take part in a 24 mile bike ride today to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK. The event is being organised by the Rotary Club of Skipton as part of a national fundraising drive.
- Prostate Cancer will claim the lives of up to 30 men this Father's Day
- It is one of the most common male specific illnesses in the UK
- ·One man dies every hour from the disease
- Over 42,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year
A man has died after a collision involving a camper van near Skipton.
It happened yesterday morning at around 11 when the camper van was on the A65 towards Skipton.
Officers say it crossed into the other side of the road and hit a black skoda car travelling the other way. The driver of the camper van, a 75-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police are appealing for witnesses.
The candidate standing for UKIP in Skipton and Ripon says polls can be misleading, and many of UKIP's supporters are too shy to admit they agree with their policies.
Alan Henderson said: "In places like Ripon we've had signs which have had swastikas written on them, signs which have been burned. You can appreciate that puts people into a degree of unease.
"Whilst we're not racist and that's very clear, we need to combat that image."
Counting is well underway in Skipton and Harrogate with declarations expected in the early hours of the morning.
The estimated declaration time for both Skipton and Ripon and Harrogate and Knaresborough is 03:00.
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Police have issued an urgent appeal for help in their search for a man missing from Skipton.
Liam Sutcliffe, who's 25, was last seen at around 12pm yesterday, February 11th, and was reported missing when he failed to return home last night.
Police say they are growing increasingly concerned for Liam's welfare as it is very out of character for him to go missing. They are appealing for anyone who has seen Liam since Wednesday morning, including anyone using public transport, or taxi drivers, to get in touch.
Liam is described as slim, with short, ginger hair and a fresh complexion.
NEW: Due to safety checks being made between Shipley and Skipton all lines are blocked.