Posted: Wed 10th Jul 2024

Have you seen Anthony? Underwater search continues for missing Wrexham man

Wrexham.com for people living in or visiting the Wrexham area

An underwater search is continuing today for a missing Wrexham man with anyone with any information on his whereabouts urged to come forward.

62-year-old Anthony was reported missing on Wednesday, July 3.

The last confirmed sighting of Anthony was in Chirk on Friday, June 28 at 3pm.

He is described to be around 5ft10, of a large build, has short grey hair and was last seen wearing the clothes in the image featured above.

North Wales Police say that an initial search was carried out by the Underwater Search Team along the Chirk Aqueduct on Monday, July 8, after Anthony’s belongings were discovered near to the canal on Sunday, July 7.

A further underwater search is being carried out in the same location today, near to the marina.

Detective Inspector Dean Jones said: “A team of specialist officers are continuing searches for Anthony today, whilst other lines of enquiry are being followed to help locate him.

“Anyone who thinks they might have seen him since 3pm on Friday, June 28, is urged to contact us at the earliest opportunity.

“I am also asking residents with CCTV in the Chirk area, near to the canal, to check their footage from June 28 onwards for sightings of Anthony.

“We would be grateful if people could once again avoid Chirk Marina and the footpath leading up to, and through the tunnel leading to Chirk Aqueduct whilst underwater searches are ongoing.

“Thank you to the public for their continued patience and understanding. Anyone with information to contact us via the website, or by calling 101, quoting itrace reference 47761.”



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