Police issue urgent appeal over missing Leicester man, 69

Police are concerned for missing Desmond James, 69
-Credit: (Image: Leicestershire Police)


UPDATE: Mr James has been found. Leicestershire Police said at 8.30am today (Wednesday): "Desmond James, was located in Lincoln yesterday evening (Tuesday 11 June). Thank you to everyone who shared our appeal."

Police have issued an urgent appeal for the public's help to find a missing Leicester man. Desmond James was last seen on Tuesday morning (June 11).

Leicestershire Police said he was walking along Highfield Street towards London Road around 9am. Officers are concerned for his welfare and anyone who knows where he is now is being urged to get in touch.

Police said in an appeal for information on his whereabouts: "Desmond is white, 69-years-old, 5ft 7ins tall, of slim build, with chin length white curly hair and a stubbly white beard. He was wearing a grey zipped hooded jacket, navy blue jogging bottoms and navy blue slippers.

"If you can help locate him please contact 101, quoting incident 241 of 11 June."