Posted: Sun 16th Feb 2020

Updated: Sun 16th Feb

Police appeal to help locate missing 62 year old man as ‘extensive searches’ take place for people living in or visiting the wrexham area

North Wales Police are seeking the help of the public in relation to a missing man aged 62 years last believed to be in the vicinity of Pontcysyllte Aqueduct.

The gentleman is described at 5ft7, white male, of slim build with short brown hair. He may have been wearing orange running shoes, black jogging bottoms and a grey waterproof jacket.

His Black VW Golf TDI was located at the car park at Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and may have been parked at the location between 0700hrs and 0745hrs yesterday (Saturday 15th February) morning.

North Wales Police have conducted extensive searches of the local area assisted by North East Wales Search and Rescue Team (NEWSAR) as pictured above this afternoon, but seek new information to assist them in locating this man at the earliest opportunity.

The police helicopter is also believed to have been involved in the search nearby earlier today. NEWSAR said this evening, “A man remains missing despite considerable search efforts today by many NEWSAR team members working closely with NWP Officers in challenging conditions.”

Anyone with information please call 101 and quote reference Y022326 or go to the North Wales Police Web Chat service via the North Wales Police website.

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