Police concerned over missing Pudsey man – updated

7 November 2019

UPDATE: Philip Kirkby has been found safe and well. Police have thanksed everyone for their help.

ORIGINAL POST: Police are urgently appealing for information to trace a man who has gone missing from home in Pudsey.

Philip Kirby, aged 59, was reported missing from his home at 6.52am this morning (7 October). Police have serious concerns for his welfare

He is driving a dark grey/black Mercedes CLS with the registration JJ51PKJ.

Enquiries have shown the vehicle on the A65 at Addingham heading towards Skipton at about 5.30am this morning and it is believed he may be in the North Yorkshire area.

He is described as white, 5ft 8ins to 5ft 9ins tall, medium build, with grey hair and a grey beard.

Detective Inspector Al Burns, of Leeds District CID, said:

“The circumstances in which he has gone missing give us serious concerns for his welfare and we urgently need to find him and check that he is okay.

“We would like to hear from anyone who has seen him or his car at any point this morning or who has any information that could assist in tracing him. We are particularly keen on any sightings of him in North Yorkshire where he appears to have travelled to.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Leeds District CID via 101 quoting log number 190 of November 7.

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