Police are appealing to the public to help verify a potential sighting of missing Harrogate man, Graham Roskell.
Mr Roskell, was reported missing on Saturday, November 3, when he left Harrogate District Hospital, where he was receiving treatment.
Police say a man aged 60 to 65-years-old, who bore a strong resemblance to Mr Roskell was seen by witnesses walking along the road from Spofforth towards North Deighton between 11am and 11.30am that same day.
Officers are urging this man to come forward so they can rule him out of their enquiries.
Mr Roskell’s family have set up a Facebook page to help find him and are asking the for the public's help.
Police searching for Mr Roskell found a body yesterday, November 14, in a wooded area off York Road, Wetherby, West Yorkshire.
Mr Roskell’s family have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers from North Yorkshire Police.
Police say formal identification of the body will take place in due course.
Anyone with information can contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 - select option two - and ask for Harrogate police.