Concern for missing man

By a County Press reporter

Friday, March 28, 2014

 

UPDATED SUNDAY 18:45*

POLICE are appealing for information as to the whereabouts of a missing man from Ventnor, on the Isle of Wight.

Paul Smith, 58, (pictured below) was last seen in the Parkhurst area of Newport on Saturday, March 22.

He is described as white, of a stocky build, with ginger hair and freckles.

He is believed to be wearing a beige top, blue jeans and boots.

PC Lucinda Critchlow said: "We are concerned for Paul's welfare, if you have seen him or know where he is, please contact me as soon as possible."

The police believe that Paul may have travelled out of Hampshire, possibly to Dorset, Devon or Cornwall.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Police on 101 quoting ref 44140105776.

*Police confirmed today (Sunday) that Mr Smith had been found safe and well on the mainland.

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