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Stephen Cullen: Family 'very worried' over missing man

Have you seen Stephen Cullen? Credit: GMP

Police looking for a man who went missing in Oldham on Wednesday have released a new photo in the hopes of finding him.

Stephen Cullen, 67, from Royton was last seen at 22.20 on Lindale Avenue.

He is believed to be wearing a long-sleeved, light coloured short and grey trousers, and police are worried that he isn't dressed appropriately for cold weather.

Stephen has been missing for over 12 hours now and his family are understandably very worried about him. We are concerned that Stephen isn’t suitably dressed for the cold weather and are doing everything we can to find him.

We have a good picture of Stephen so please take a good look at the photo and do what you can to help us reunite him with his family

– Police Sergeant Richard Hepworth

Anyone with information about Stephen’s whereabouts is asked to contact police on 0161 856 8922 or 101, quoting MP/18/0113472. Reports can also be made anonymously through the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.



Greater Manchester Mayor on a mission to end homelessness

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Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham will deliver a speech about how homelessness in the city is being tackled.

The mayor has given a commitment to end rough sleeping in Greater Manchester by 2020.

In the speech, he will outline the progress that has been made so far – recognising that whilst the problem has got worse in recent months, the response is getting better.

Figures issued last month saw an increase in rough sleeping of 42% in Greater Manchester.

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