Emergency services have launched an intensive search operation to locate a vulnerable missing man in the Lancing area. The unidentified individual, referred to as Ken, is believed to be injured and was last seen in the Monks Recreation Ground in Crabtree Lane. The search, involving officers on the ground and a police helicopter, commenced at approximately 7pm this evening.
Authorities are deeply concerned about Ken’s welfare and have urged the public to remain vigilant. Descriptions provided by Sussex Police state that the missing man is a 62-year-old white male, approximately 6’2″ tall, with short grey hair and an unshaven appearance. These details are crucial for identifying Ken and assisting in his safe return.
Given the vulnerable state of the missing individual, authorities are appealing to local residents to thoroughly check their gardens and outbuildings for any signs of him. If Ken is sighted, members of the public are advised to contact the emergency services immediately by dialing 999 and quoting serial number 1127 of 29/08.
The police spokesperson emphasized the importance of community support in locating Ken and expressed gratitude for any information that can help with the search efforts. Although the helicopter that circled the Monks Recreation Ground earlier this evening has since left the scene, ground search operations are ongoing.
As the search continues, authorities remain hopeful that Ken will be found swiftly and safely. Anyone with information that could aid the investigation is urged to contact Sussex Police immediately. In the meantime, the community is encouraged to come together and assist in bringing Ken back to his loved ones.
How old is the missing man?
The missing man is 62 years old.
What does the missing man look like?
He is described as a white male, around 6’2″ tall, with short grey hair and an unshaven appearance.
What should I do if I see him?
If you see the missing man, please contact the emergency services immediately by dialing 999 and provide them with the serial number 1127 of 29/08.