MISSING: Police appeal for man who may be in Blackpool

Police are asking residents in Blackpool to familiarise themselves with a picture of a missing man they believe may be in the area.

Monday, 18th December 2017, 7:44 am
Updated Monday, 18th December 2017, 7:50 am

Stuart Barnes from Leigh, was last seen at Asda in Leigh on Friday 15 December and has not been seen or heard from since.

The 52 year-old is described as white, of medium build, around 5ft 8in tall with short black hair. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, jeans and Rockport boots.

Detective Inspector Andy Smith of GMP’s Wigan Borough, said: “We have real concern for Stuart’s welfare and need to make sure that he’s reunited with his family as soon as we possibly can.

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“Although he was last seen in Leigh, we believe he may be in the Blackpool area so I’d ask people in that area to familiarise themselves with his picture and description and get in touch if they have seen him.”

Anyone who sees Stuart or knows where he is should contact Greater Manchester Police on 101 quoting reference number 860 of 15/12/17 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.