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Search underway for man last seen at 4am with police ‘extremely concerned’

Posted on - 30th October, 2023 - 5:47pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lancashire Police, Leyland, Preston News, South Ribble Locations, South Ribble News
Police released image of missing Howard Higginson
Police released image of missing Howard Higginson

Police have launched an appeal for a man missing from home and have said they are ‘extremely concerned’ for his welfare.

Update: Howard was found during Tuesday evening and police thanked the public for their help in sharing the appeal

Howard Higginson, 55, from Leyland, was last confirmed seen at 4am on Sunday morning (October 29), though police said he may also have been in the Buckshaw Village area since then.

Police said that he is described as white, 6ft 2, of large build, with short, thin, closely-shaven mousey brown hair and green eyes. He has some stubble. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a dark t-shirt, trainers and a dark, army-style utility belt with pouches/pockets.

Read more: ‘Prolific’ Preston city centre shoplifting duo caught and charged

A spokesperson for police said: “He may appear confused and we are extremely concerned for his welfare. We would ask members of the public not to approach him and to call us straight away if they see him.”

Police released image of missing Howard Higginson
Police released image of missing Howard Higginson

You can call 999 with immediate sightings, or 101 with any other information, quoting log 723 of October 29th.

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