Please help find Matthew


Officers searching for a missing Bournemouth man are pleased to say he has been found safe and well.

Matthew Kanaris, 35, was last seen at around 9pm on Sunday 12 August 2018.

He was located in the Bournemouth area. We would like to thank everyone for sharing the appeal.


Officers searching for a missing Bournemouth man are asking for the public’s help to find him.

Matthew Kanaris, who is 35 years old, left his home address in Stoke Wood Road at around 6pm on Sunday 12 August 2018 and was last seen at around 9pm in the Hahnemann Road area.

His is described as white, five feet nine inches tall, of medium build, with brown hair and a beard. He has tattoos on his arms and neck and was last seen wearing a black hooded top and carrying a dark sports bag.

Chief Inspector Ernie Henley, of Dorset Police, said: “We are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of Matthew as we understand he has been upset recently.

“I am appealing to anyone who knows Matthew and knows of his whereabouts or has seen a man matching his description to please urgently get in touch with us.

“I would also appeal directly to Matthew to contact us as your family are worried about you and want to know you are safe and well.”

Anyone with information or knowledge as to Matthew’s whereabouts is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email [email protected] or by calling 101, quoting incident number 12:432.