Police issue CCTV as search continues for 85-year-old who walked 25 miles to Wales then disappeared

George Fewtrell who is missing
-Credit: (Image: North Wales Police)

Police have expressed "grave concern" for the welfare of an 85-year-old man who walked over 25 miles from Cheshire to Flintshire before disappearing. George Fewtrell started walking from Neston to Holywell between Tuesday, June 25, and Wednesday, June 26, and has not been seen since.

North Wales Police have released new CCTV footage of the missing man in the clothes he is believed to have last worn. They have also made a direct appeal to Mr Fewtrell to contact the force, reports North Wales Live.

A spokesperson stated: "The last confirmed sighting we have of him on CCTV is at 2.11am on Wednesday, June 26, walking along the pavement opposite the Texaco fuel station on Holway Road, Holywell. He was walking in the direction of Lloc and Whitford." For the latest Welsh news delivered to your inbox sign up to our newsletter

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George Fewtrell is missing from his home in Neston
A dedicated team is looking for Mr Fewtrell -Credit:North Wales Police

Mr Fewtrell is described as white, approximately 5'7" tall, of medium build, with balding/short grey hair. Detective Inspector Chris Owen said: "I'd like to thank the public for all the help and information they have offered so far in the search for George, whose welfare we are gravely concerned about."

North Wales Police said in a statement: "We have a dedicated team of officers continuing with detailed searches and enquiries. I am continuing to appeal to anyone who thinks they may have seen George in the Flintshire area, or anyone matching his description, to please get in touch with us at the earliest opportunity.

"We also continue to appeal directly to George - please contact us to let us know that you are OK. Anyone with information is asked to contact us by calling 101, or via our website, using itrace reference number 47758."

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