25-year-old Mark Andrew Stone went missing from Northallerton’s cemetery near All Saint’s church at 10.30am yesterday (Tuesday 30 August 2011) while working on a community pay back scheme.
Stone is described as white, around 6ft tall with a medium build and a shaved head.
When he was last seen he was wearing a grey tee shirt, black cardigan and black tracksuit bottoms. It is not known what he wearing on his feet as he left his prison issue boots at the scene.
It is not known where he may go although it is possible he may be heading towards Sheffield, South Yorkshire.
Inspector Dave Murray, of Northallerton Safer Neighbourhood Team, said:
Although we do not believe that Stone poses a danger to the public, I would advise that people do not approach him and contact the police as a matter of urgency.
I would like to speak to anyone who may have seen a man matching his description, especially someone not wearing shoes, to contact the police or Crimestoppers immediately.
If you can assist with this investigation please contact Inspector Dave Murray on 0845 60 60 24 7. Or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.