Appeal to find vulnerable man who has gone missing from Poole

Update:

Officers searching for missing 68-year-old Kenneth Lowndes are pleased to say he has been found safe and well.

Kenneth, from Bognor Regis, was last seen at around 11pm on Wednesday 11 September 2019 at Sandford Holiday Park on Organford Road. He was reported missing at 9.37am on Thursday 12 September 2019 by a member of the group he was travelling with.

He was located in the Southampton area on Saturday 14 September 2019.

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Officers are appealing for the public’s help to find a vulnerable 68-year-old man who has gone missing from a holiday park in Poole.

Kenneth Lowndes, from Bognor Regis, was last seen at around 11pm on Wednesday 11 September 2019 at Sandford Holiday Park on Organford Road. He was reported missing at 9.37am on Thursday 12 September 2019 by a member of the group he was travelling with.

He is described as white, of very large build, with short white hair and two tattoos on each forearm. He was clean shaven and was wearing blue Slazenger slip-on trainers, a navy blue raincoat and dark-coloured tracksuit bottoms.

It is believed he has very little cash with him and no mobile phone. Enquiries have been carried out in a bid to locate Kenneth and these remain ongoing.

Inspector Danny Tamblyn, of Dorset Police, said: “We are concerned for Kenneth and officers have been carrying out a number of enquiries locally.

“We know that Kenneth will use public transport such as buses and trains and is familiar with areas in Dorset such as Swanage and Bournemouth.

“I would urge anyone who has seen Kenneth or a man matching the description given to please contact Dorset Police.”

Anyone with information or knowledge as to Kenneth’s whereabouts is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55190143587.

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