New picture released in search for missing Preston pensioner

Posted on - 1st July, 2018 - 3:54pm | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Preston News
A picture of John Culshaw on a hike
A picture of John Culshaw on a hike

A pensioner who has gone missing from his home in Ashton-on-Ribble is a ‘keen walker’.


Preston Police made an urgent appeal to find 72-year-old John Culshaw after his disappearance in the early hours of Saturday (30 June).

Now his family have told Blog Preston they fear John may have covered some distance since going missing.

John’s brother David has released a picture of John during one of their walking trips.

Police are continuing to search for John who was last seen near The Ferns, off Roebuck Street shortly after midnight on Saturday.

Read more: Police release picture after woman assaulted in her own home in Ashton

John is white, 5’8″, slim and has short grey hair.

He was wearing a blue sweater, blue Craghoppers trousers and wearing glasses when last seen.

John Culshaw

John Culshaw

A spokesman for the police on Saturday said: “We are concerned for John’s welfare – if you have seen him, please contact us immediately.

“Furthermore, I would urge John, if he sees this appeal, to contact us to let us know he is safe.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log reference 0479 of June 30.

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