Helicopter and underwater search team continue to look for missing Michael Brookes

Posted on - 16th January, 2018 - 9:38pm | Author - | Posted in - Broadgate, Lancashire Police, Preston Locations, Preston News
Search team spotted near Broadgate

Lancashire Police continued the search for a missing Preston man today (January 16).


A police helicopter was seen over Preston while the underwater search team was spotted near Broadgate.

Police confirmed via social media that it was part of the ongoing search for missing 19-year-old Michael Brookes.

A statement from police said: “Michael Brookes, 19, was last seen at around 2am yesterday morning (Sunday, January 14th) when in the company of a friend on Avenham Park, Preston.

“He has left the park alone and has not been seen since.

“He is described as white, around 5ft 7ins, of slim build with short dark hair. He speaks with a Liverpool accent and was last seen wearing black skinny jeans and a black hooded top with a camouflage pattern at the bottom.

Police issued image of Michael Brooks.

“If you have seen him or know where he is, please call us immediately on 101.”

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