Police release CCTV image as search for man last seen in Longridge continues

Posted on - 23rd February, 2024 - 9:17am | Author - | Posted in - Longridge, Preston News, Ribble Valley News
Ayanda was last seen in Longridge during Wednesday afternoon Pic: Preston Police

A new picture has been released as the search for a man last seen in Longridge continues.


Update: Police said Ayanda was found safe and well on Wednesday (28 February) evening and thanked the public for their help in sharing the appeal

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Preston Police are looking for Ayanda Mpontshane who has been missing since Wednesday 21 February afternoon.

The 28-year-old was last seen outside the YMCA store in Berry Lane and officers have now released a CCTV picture of Ayanda with the clothing he was last seen wearing.

A police spokesperson said: “We have done this in the hope that it will jog the memory of anyone who may have seen him in the last 24 hours.”


Police also added he has links to Manchester and Southend.

Read more: Police searching for man with injured left hand last seen in Deepdale

Ayanda is 5’8″, medium build, has black braided hair, face stubble and a tattoo above the left eyebrow that says ‘FAITH’.

Anyone who sees Ayanda is asked not to approach him but call police on 999 and quote log reference 0794 21st February.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts can also contact police on 101.

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