Lancashire Police continued the search for a missing Preston man today (January 16).Advertisement
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.
Specialist officers have spent a third day searching for missing person Michael Brookes, assisted by @NPASFilton @LFRS_DRONE @air_unit and the NW Police Underwater Search & Marine Unit https://t.co/8K7hT7cd8x
— Preston Police (@PrestonPolice) January 16, 2018
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.
“If you have seen him or know where he is, please call us immediately on 101.”