Police release new images of missing Harrogate man

Officers have released CCTV images of Mr Roskell leaving the hospital in the hope it will jog someone’s memory.
Officers have released CCTV images of Mr Roskell leaving the hospital in the hope it will jog someone’s memory. Photo: Harrogate Police

Harrogate Police have released new pictures of a missing man they have been searching for since Saturday, November 3.

Graham Roskell, aged 65, from Kirk Hammerton, was reported missing on Saturday morning, after leaving Harrogate District Hospital, where he was receiving treatment.

Police are asking the public to check their properties for any sign of him.

Residents of Harrogate and the surrounding areas are being urged to check sheds, outbuildings and garages in case Mr Roskell has taken shelter in them.

At the moment officers say they are concentrating their search in the areas between Spofforth and Kirk Hammerton.

"Mr Roskell has been missing overnight and we need to find him urgently.

"Hemay have taken shelter somewhere as the night drew in and I would urge everyone to take a few minutes to check their outbuildings and help us with our search.

"We don’t want Mr Roskell to spend another night out in the open, therefore it is vital that anyone with any information, no matter how small, contacts the police as soon as possible."

– Inspector Bruce Prendergast, of Harrogate Police
Harrogate Police are hoping the CCTV pictures will jog someone’s memory and help to find Mr Roskell.
Harrogate Police are hoping the CCTV pictures will jog someone’s memory and help to find Mr Roskell. Credit: Harrogate Police

Mr Roskell is described as white, with a stocky build and short grey hair.

When he was last seen he was wearing a green patterned jumper, grey trousers and black shoes. It is also believed he has a blue dressing gown with him.

Anyone with information can contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 - select option two - and ask for Harrogate police.