Public urged to report sightings of missing Harrogate man


Harrogate police are appealing for the public’s help to trace a man who has been reported missing from home.

Update 12.45pm Thursday 3 October 2013: Officers searching for missing Harrogate man John David Atkinson, can confirm that he was located in Wrexham today.

John David Atkinson, aged 42, was last seen by his family at his home in Summerbridge on the evening of Saturday 28 September 2013.

PDF-ManThere have been no sightings of him since and the police are becoming concerned for his safety.

John has his black Volkswagen Passat with him, which has the registration plate WJ04MZU and officers believe he may have travelled to the Staffordshire area.

Members of the public are being urged to keep an eye out for John and contact the police if they see anyone matching his description.

He is described as white, around 5ft 10in tall, with a medium build and short brown hair, which is receding.

When he was last seen he was wearing blue jeans, a black hooded-top and sand-coloured rigger boots.

Anyone who can help officers with their enquiries is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 – select option 1 – and pass information to the Force Control Room.

Please quote reference number 12130170422 when passing information about this incident.

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