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Police release more details in search for missing man with links to Preston

Posted on - 16th January, 2022 - 8:20pm | Author - | Posted in - Broughton, Freckleton, Fylde News, Kirkham, Lancashire Police, Preston News, Woodplumpton
Craig Daffern and red Mazda
Craig Daffern has been missing since 14 January

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Officers searching for a missing man with links to Preston have released details of a vehicle he is likely to be driving, and are asking for the public to be on the lookout for it.

Craig Daffern, 35, was last seen in the Paddock Close area of Blackpool at 2.30pm on Friday (14 January).

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Preston Police are becoming increasingly concerned for his welfare. Officers believe Craig may be in a red Mazda 6 estate (similar to the one pictured), registration FJ63 HVN.

Craig is described as white and of a stocky build with dark hair. He has a tattoo of a rose on his hand and an owl on his arm.

He has links to Beacon Fell in Goosnargh, Broughton, Clifton, Freckleton, Kirkham and Woodplumpton.

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Inspector Helen Bevan, of West Division, said: “We remain extremely concerned for the welfare of Craig and are continuing to ask for the public’s help in finding him.

“Our enquiries are very much ongoing to find him and as part of our investigation we are asking the public to be on the lookout for Craig’s Mazda 6 estate, which may be parked up in a rural location.

“I would also ask anybody with information on Craig’s whereabouts – or Craig himself if he sees this appeal – to contact the police as soon as possible.”

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting log 0758 of January 14, 2022. For immediate sightings call 999.


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