Newcastle University have appealed for help to find missing student Jason Fyles. The 19-year-old has been missing for three weeks.
Police searching for missing student Jason Fyles have released new pictures of him taken on a night out just before he went missing.
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It is now over a week since a Newcastle University student went missing after a night out.
Jason Fyles, 19, from Southport, was last seen in the early hours of last Thursday in the Sandyford area of the city.
Police are continuing to appeal for anyone with information to come forward.
They are keen to speak to a "Good Samaritan" who helped Jason on the night he disappeared.
Supt Andy McDyer said: "We still need to speak to the man who helped Jason and I would urge him to contact us as soon as possible."
The Good Samaritan is described as being around 20-years-old, 5ft 8", of stocky / athletic build, with short light blond or ginger hair.
Last night officers handed out hundreds of pictures of Jason to people socialising in the city centre, a week after he disappeared.
Police searching for a missing teenager have renewed their appeal to trace a man who helped him on the night of his disappearance.
Jason Fyles, 19, was last seen at an address on Helmsley Road in Sandyford, Newcastle over a week ago. Whilst on his way to visit friends after a night out in the city centre, he was given directions by a man at around 2:25am.
Superintendent Andy McDyer, from Northumbria Police said:
– Superintendent Andy McDyer, Northumbria Police
"We still need to speak to the man who helped Jason and I would urge him to contact us as soon as possible."
The man is described as being around 20 years old, 5ft 8" tall, of stocky build, with short light blond or ginger hair and a pale complexion.
Northumbria Police have released another picture of Newcastle University student Jason Fyles who went missing early on Thursday May 16.
They also want to contact a man who spoke to Jason the night he disappeared.
Superintendent Andy McDyer said: "We know that Jason spoke to this man before going into his friends' house and we believe that he may have information that would help us to understand Jason's state of mind at the time.
"This was not the last sighting of Jason, but speaking to him will help us to build a picture of Jason's movements before he went missing.
"We are carrying out extensive enquiries to trace Jason's whereabouts and we are appealing for anyone who thinks they may have seen him since last Thursday to contact us."
Police searching for Jason Fyles would like a man he spoke to on the night he went missing to get in touch.
Jason, 19, was last seen at an address in Sandyford, Newcastle, at 2.45am on Thursday May 16.
He spoke to the man, who helped him find his way to his friends' house, on Helmsley Road at 2.25 am
The family of a missing student from Newcastle University are appealing for him to get in contact with them so that they can make sure he is safe.
19-year-old Jason Fyles has not been seen since the early hours of last Thursday morning.
The family of missing student Jason Fyles have appealed for him to get in touch with them to let them know that he is safe.
19-year-old Jason Fyles, who lives at Bowsden Court in South Gosforth, was last seen at an address on Helmsley Road in Sandyford at 2.45am on Thursday May 16.
He is a student at Newcastle University and is originally from Southport in Merseyside.
Jason’s family, parents Ian and Caroline and Jason's brother Shaun and sister Kimberley, have released the following statement:
“Jason, please get in touch.
“We love you very much and all we want is to hear your voice and know that you’re safe.
“Please call us or call the police so that we know that you are alright.
“We would also ask Jason’s friends, or anyone who has seen him or has any information that could possibly help to find him, to get in touch with police.”
Police are continuing to search for a Newcastle University student who has been missing since last Thursday.
Jason Fyles has not been seen since the early hours of Thursday morning when he was last seen at Helmsley Road in the Sandyford area of Newcastle.
The 19-year-old lives in a halls of residence in Gosforth and people became increasingly concerned about his whereabouts when he did not come home.
- 5 feet 9 inches tall
- Pale complexion
- Short ginger hair
Anyone with any information as to his whereabouts is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191.
The search for a missing teenager from Gosforth is continuing.
Jason Fyles, 19, from Bowsden Court was last seen at Helmsley Road in Sandyford in the early hours of 16th May.
Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101.
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