Barry Crook missing: Man with mental health issues last seen at Preston Bus Station

Posted on - 16th July, 2016 - 8:42am | Author - | Posted in - Preston City Centre, Preston News
Barry Crook was last seen at Preston Bus Station

Barry Crook was last seen at Preston Bus Station

Police are appealing to find a man last seen at Preston Bus Station.


Update: On Tuesday (19 July) Lancashire Police said Barry had been found safe and well

Barry Crook is a resident of Kemple View Nursing Home in Langho.

He was visiting Preston city centre on Tuesday (12 July) when he went missing.

Mr Crook made a telephone call on Wednesday but has not been seen or heard from since.

Police have released a CCTV image of Mr Crook at the Bus Station around 2.15pm on Tuesday.

Mr Crook, 60, is subject to a hospital order and suffers from mental health issues which require medication.

He is described as white, 6ft, with grey hair and wears glasses. He was last seen wearing a white T-shirt, blue tracksuit top and grey tracksuit bottoms. He is believed to have travelled back to the Ribble Valley area possibly using the rail or bus network.

DI Tim McDermott of Blackburn CID said “We are increasingly concerned about Mr Cook and I would urge anyone who thinks they may have seen him or has any information as to his whereabouts contact us. He is subject to a hospital order and he is also without his medication which can have a detrimental effect on his wellbeing. I would urge people, if they see him, not to approach him but to call the police immediately.”

Members of the public are urged not to approach Mr Crook if they see him but to contact police immediately on 101 quoting log number 0792 of July 12th if they see him.

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