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Police ‘increasingly concerned’ for missing Leyland man

Posted on - 25th August, 2022 - 12:31pm | Author - | Posted in - Lancashire Police, Leyland, People, South Ribble Locations, South Ribble News
Thomas Sharp

Update: Preston Police have reported that they have found Thomas safe and well this afternoon (25 August) and thanked everyone who shared their appeal.

Police have launched an appeal to find a missing man believed to have left his South Ribble home without any shoes.

South Ribble Police said they are growing ‘increasingly concerned’ about Thomas Sharp, 78, who went missing from Leyland.

Police described him as 5ft 5inches tall with short white hair and wearing a thin dark blue jacket with red and white stripes and dark blue jogging pants.

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The police said he may have left home this morning (Thursday, 25 August) without shoes and wearing odd socks.

There was a potential sighting of Thomas at Leyland Train Station from 9am to 9.15am this morning, but he may have travelled out of the area.

He has links to the Millom area of Cumbria.

Read more: Former Lancashire County Council leader among four men charged in long-running police probe

Those with information should call 101, quoting log number 0259 of 25 August 2022.

For immediate sightings, call 999.

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