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Man suffering from dementia missing in Royton

This picture was taken about 6 years ago, Steven's hair is now grey and he no longer wears glasses Credit: GMP

A man suffering from dementia has gone missing from his home on Castleton Road in Royton.

Steven Hewitt, 56, was last seen by a neighbour at around 3pm on January 20th. He was on Bury Road heading towards Rochdale town centre.

He is described as being of medium build, 5ft 6in tall and he is believed to be wearing dark jeans and a dark coloured coat. He is thought to have distinct blue trainers with white soles on.

Steven suffers from dementia and has carers who attend his address on a daily basis to cook, clean and provide basic care for him.

Steven has dementia and has been missing since 9am today so, naturally, there are real concerns about his welfare.

So please, if you know of Steven’s whereabouts, please call police on 101 as soon as possible.

– Inspector Mark Davies, based at Oldham

Appeal for missing man in Blackpool area

John Spencer has been missing from his home in Stoke-on-Trent but could be in the Blackpool area. Credit: PA

Police are appealing for information about a missing man who could be in the Blackpool area.

John Spencer has been missing from Hewitt Street, Chell, Stoke-on-Trent, since Saturday October 11.

The 69-year-old is described as 5’6” tall, with a thin build, short grey hair and walks with a limp.

He was last seen wearing black trousers, black leather jacket and having a walking stick.

We don’t believe he has his prescription medication with him and we are concerned for his welfare. Searches are underway to locate him and we would ask that anyone who has seen him, had any contact or know his whereabouts, to get in touch.

– Spokesperson for Staffordshire Police

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police on 101.


Concerns grow for Missing Wigan Man

Police are growing increasingly concerned for the whereabouts of a missing man from Wigan. 32-year-old Steven Carrington was last seen at a family friends house on Winstanley Place, Ince at around 9pm on Saturday 14 June 2014.

He is described as being white, of slim build, has brown eyes, short red ginger hair and wore a black jacket, khaki trousers and blue trainers. Anyone with information as to where Steven is should phone 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

Fears grow for missing Oldham woman

Elizabeth Dyson, 20, was last seen at her home in Oldham on 16 April. Credit: Greater Manchester Police

Police say they are growing increasingly concerned for the whereabouts of a 20-year-old woman from Oldham.

Elizabeth Dyson, 20, was last seen at her home in Oldham on 16 April.

She was reported missing on 30 April 2014.

Elizabeth is described as white, 5ft 7in tall with long mousy brown hair. She was last seen wearing a grey dress and pink cardigan.

Anyone with information should call police on 0161 856 8965 or 101.

Concern grows for missing Declan from Burnley

Declan Edwards 16 missing since Sunday Credit: ITV Granada Reports

Police say they're growing increasingly concerned about a teenager who's gone missing from Burnley. 16-year-old Declan Edwards was last seen in Towneley Park on Sunday afternoon. A search team of volunteers have been out in the area looking for him.

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Police search for missing mother and five-year-old son

Police are searching for a mother and her five-year-old son who have been missing for two days.

Cheryl McKinlay, 26, and her son Kieran Leggate, were last seen at their home in William Drive, Hamilton, South Lanarkshire on Wednesday morning.

Police are searching for a mother and her five-year-old son who have been missing for two days. Credit: Police Scotland/PA Wire

It is thought they may have travelled to Blackpool in England.

Police Scotland appealed for information about their whereabouts

She is described as of medium build, approximately 5ft 10in tall, with short brown hair. She has a large scar on the top of her left arm at the shoulder and wears glasses.

Kieran has short brown hair and blue eyes.


Police find body in Ormskirk

Police searching for a woman who'd gone missing from home have found a body.

The body of a 38 year old woman was found by officers yesterday afternoon in woodland next to Castle Lane in Westhead, near Ormskirk in Lancashire. There are no suspicious circumstances.

Formal identification has yet to be carried out but at this stage police are satisfied the body is that of Kirstin Hart who went missing from her home in Roby Mill on Friday.

Concern growing for German woman missing travelling in UK

Gillien Theison Credit: Lancashire Police

Police have launched a nationwide hunt for a German woman who has gone missing travelling in the UK. Gilljen Theison was last seen at the Travel Lodge in Lancaster City Centre at about midnight on Thursday, March 20th.

She had left personal belongings at the Scarthwaite hotel, Crook of Lune where she had been previously staying. Her hire car, a light blue Fiat 500, was left outside the Castle Hotel on the main road in Hornby.

Miss Theison, 40, is believed to be spending a year travelling. Miss Theison’s family are being kept updated with developments.

Missing Lancaster man

Appeal for help to find Gareth Parker (33) from Lancaster Credit: Lancashire Police

Police are appealing for information to try and find a man missing from home.

33 year old Gareth Parker has not been seen since the 15th January when he left his home address on Barley Cop Lane in Lancaster at around 10pm.

He was wearing a thick, padded white hooded top, grey tracksuit bottoms with orange stripes on the sides and black trainers. He was carrying a grey and black duffel bag, potentially containing a clothes and personal belongings.

Gareth is described as stocky, with brown eyes and around 5' 8"

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Picture: Police search for missing schoolgirl

Missing Sophie Lawrence Credit: West Yorkshire Police

Police in Todmorden are searching for a missing 14-year-old girl. Sophie Lawrence, who is also known as Sophie Holmes, has been missing since yesterday afternoon and officers are concerned for her welfare.

She is described as white, 4ft 10 tall of a petite build with dark brown shoulder length hair which has a blonde streak. When she was last seen she was wearing a long sleeved black top, a white cardigan and denim jeans.

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