Search for missing Gary from Dorchester – public appeal

Update:

Officers searching for a missing man from Dorchester are pleased to confirm he has been found.

On Saturday 16 November 2019 a concern for the welfare of Gary Cooper, aged 38, had been received when he indicated to his family that he was very upset. Following searches, he has been found.

We would like to thank everyone who shared our appeal.

 

Officers searching for a missing Dorchester man are appealing for help from the public in an effort to find him.

At 8.07am on Saturday 16 November 2019 a concern for the welfare of Gary Cooper, aged 38, was received when he indicated to his family that he was very upset.

He is described as white, six feet tall, of stocky build and with greying blond hair. He might be wearing a grey T-shirt and dark jeans.

Gary is possibly travelling in a green Volkswagen Passat with either a 03 or 56 number plate.

Chief Inspector Steve May, of Dorset Police, said: “We are very concerned for Gary’s welfare and are carrying out extensive searches as we have information to suggest that he could have driven to Seaton in Devon.

“I would urge anyone who has any information as to Gary’s whereabouts, or who sees a man matching the description given, to please contact us.

“I would also like to make a direct plea to Gary to please get in touch with us or your family and let us know where you are so we can make sure you are safe.”

Anyone with information or knowledge as to Gary’s whereabouts is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email [email protected] or by calling 101, quoting incident number 16:91