Appeal to trace missing Retford man

Police have issued an urgent appeal to trace a man who left his Retford home in an extremely distressed and agitated state on Wednesday evening.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 19th April 2012, 9:33 am

Nicholas Skelton, 51, was last seen by his family in Ragland Road at 8.30pm.

There are concerns he may try to harm himself.

Mr Skelton is white, 5ft 10ins tall, of slim build and with short white hair. He was wearing a dark jacket and jeans when he went missing.

Officers have conducted an extensive search of the local area, assisted by the police helicopter. The search is on-going.

If anyone has seen Mr Skelton or knows of his whereabouts they are urged not to approach him, but to telephone 999 immediately.

Alternatively, they can telephone Retford Police Station on 101, ext 807 7454.