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Urgent 999 appeal to find missing man in Cornwall

Urgent 999 appeal to find missing man in Cornwall

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 2:15pm 3rd December 2019. (Updated at 8:19am 4th December 2019)

UPDATE: Police have confirmed that missing David Southby has been found.

An urgent 999 appeal has gone out to try and find a missing man from west Cornwall.

David Southby from Lanner, near Redruth, was last seen at around 10am on Tuesday morning.

Police say they are 'growing increasingly concerned' for the welfare of the 57-year-old.

David has links across west Cornwall and officers are appealing for any information.

Anyone who sees him should call 999 straight away.

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Police are concerned for 57-year-old David Southby who is missing from Lanner

"Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a 57-year-old man from Lanner.

"David Southby was last seen at around 10am on Tuesday 3rd December driving a Red Mercedes Smart car with the registration KW03 TKA. The car has a black roof.

"He is a white male, around 6ft 1ins tall and of slim build. He has short, cropped grey hair and stubble. He is thought to be wearing a black or blue hooded waterproof coat, black fleece and black trousers.

"Police enquires remain ongoing at this time.

"David has links to the West Cornwall area."

Devon and Cornwall Police

Anyone who sees the vehicle or David, is asked to contact police on 999 quoting log number 270 3/12/19.Urgent 

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