Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Police Appeal in Hunt for Missing Man, 80

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Police Appeal in Hunt for Missing Man, 80

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POLICE searching for missing pensioner James Winterbottom are appealing to drivers for help to find him.

The 80-year-old was last seen at around 8.45pm on Tuesday leaving his home on Moor Park Road, Didsbury.

Officers have said he may not be wearing suitable clothing, despite the recent stormy weather.

Police believe Mr Winterbottom walked along a stretch of Manchester Road, between the Parrs Wood Entertainment Centre and Didsbury, at around 9pm on Tuesday.

Detectives are appealing for any drivers around the area at the time and anyone with dashcam footage to get in touch.

James is described as white, around 5ft 7ins with grey hair.

He was last known to be wearing a blue v-neck jumper, blue trousers and black shoes.

Det Insp Gareth Davies, of GMP's City of Manchester team, said: "Despite our best efforts we have been unable to find James so far and his family are understandably becoming more and more concerned. …

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