Officers searching for a missing Weymouth man are pleased to say he has been located.
Daniel Richards, who is 44 years old, was last seen at 2.30pm on Wednesday 2 May 2018 when he left the town in his white VW Transporter. Subsequent enquiries revealed that he may have travelled to the Brighton area of Sussex.
He has since been located safe and well in Sussex.
Officers searching for a missing Weymouth man are asking for the public’s help to find him.
Daniel Richards, who is 44 years old, was last seen at 2.30pm on Wednesday 2 May 2018 when he left the town in his white VW Transporter – registration HJ06 UGF. The indication was that he was going to cycle in Puddletown Forest.
However, enquiries have shown that his van entered the Brighton area of Sussex on Dyke Road Avenue, southbound from the A27 into the city centre at 7.20pm. Daniel and his van have not been seen since.
Daniel is white, five feet ten inches tall and of slim build. He is bald, has both ears pierced with studs and has sun tanned skin with tattoos on his arms – the one on the upper left arm being an eagle. When he was last seen, he was wearing black or grey shorts and a black T-shirt. However, he has a change of clothes with him that includes dark jeans and a grey jacket.
He is a keen-off road cyclist and he has his black mountain bike with front and rear suspension with him.
Police Inspector Matt Chutter, of Dorset Police, said: “We are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of Daniel as we believe he was very upset recently.
“We are appealing directly to him to contact Sussex Police or Dorset Police to confirm that he is okay.
“Also, I am appealing to the public, particularly in Brighton and the surrounding areas, to look out for Daniel, his vehicle and his mountain bike and urgently report any sightings to police.”
Anyone with information or knowledge as to Daniel’s whereabouts is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 101, quoting incident number 2:451. Anyone contacting Sussex Police should refer to incident number 2:1279.
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