Search underway for missing Manchester man who may be in Preston

Posted on - 3rd September, 2018 - 6:47pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston News
Luke Bolton
Luke Bolton

Police are looking for a man who has gone missing from Manchester but has links to Preston.


Greater Manchester Police have released a picture of Luke Bolton who they say ‘may need urgent medical attention’.

The 48-year-old was last seen at his home in Altrincham on Sunday (2 September) before he got onto a tram heading towards Manchester city centre.

He’s described as white, around 5’6″, large build with short, grey hair and speaks with a Manchester accent.

Luke will be wearing glasses and may be wearing grey tracksuit bottoms, blue trainers and a big black parka-style jacket with a fur-lined hood.

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Detective Constable Emma Cyprien of GMP’s Trafford Borough said: “We need to find Luke as soon as we can as he may need urgent medical attention.

“We know he hasn’t got his medication with him, which he will needs to take every day, so to anyone sees him, please make sure you call us immediately so we can ensure he gets the medical attention he needs.

“Luke has connections throughout the country and we believe he may have links to the Leeds, Kent, Southampton and Preston areas.”

Anyone who sees Luke should contact police on 101 or 0161 856 7747 quoting log number 1355 of 02/09/18.

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