Posted: Thu 27th Feb 2014

Glyn Ceiriog Missing Man Found Safe And Well for people living in or visiting the Wrexham area
This article is old - Published: Thursday, Feb 27th, 2014

UPDATE: The 74-year-old who was missing after he went waking yesterday in the Glyn Ceiriog Valley has been found safe and well.

Members of the North East Wales Search and Rescue Team found the 74-year-old as he was making his way back to his car this morning.

It is believed that the man lost his way while walking yesterday and bedded down for the night.

North Wales Police would like to thank all agencies involved in the search.

Original story below…

A search is currently on-going for a 74-year-old man who has been reported missing.

Kenneth Wallington was reported missing to police last night after he failed to return home after going for a walk in the Glyn Ceiriog Valley yesterday (Wednesday, February 26). His Ford Fiesta car has been found in a car park near to the Hand Hotel in Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog.


Kenneth is described as around 5ft 11’ tall, has grey hair which is described as balding on top and is believed to be of medium build. He was wearing a royal blue coloured coat, rucksack and may have been wearing black coloured trousers with a while stripe down the side.

Searches involving police, Mountain Rescue Teams and the police helicopter have conducted and are continuing this morning.

Police are concerned for Kenneth and are urging anyone who has seen the 74-year-old or may know of his whereabouts to contact them immediately on 101.

Similarly, officers are urging anyone who may be planning on walking in the Glyn Ceiriog area today and see a man of similar description to contact police on 101.

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