Urgent appeal to find missing man not seen for almost a month as police search continues

'David' was last seen in Wigan on the morning of March 21
'David' was last seen in Wigan on the morning of March 21 -Credit:GMP

An urgent appeal has been launched to find a missing man who has not been seen for almost a month. A police search is continuing to locate David, last seen in Wigan on March 21.

Greater Manchester Police said he was last seen at 6.45am along Wigan Lane. His name, David, may be a pseudonym and he may require medication.

The force described David as being a white man, aged in his 50s. He is around 5ft 9ins tall of a medium build, with dark hair and a Scottish accent.

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He was last seen wearing a white hat with a red stripe on it and a dark blue bag with hi-vis attached. Police said he is believed to be in the area 'temporarily' and released no further details.

It is suspected that David requires medication, and efforts are ongoing to trace him. Anyone with information is being urged to contact police immediately on 101.

A post shared by GMP read: "Can you help us find a missing man? He gave his name as David, but this may be a pseudonym - he also may require medical treatment and officers are appealing for information. Any info? Please call 101."