CCTV images of missing Northwich man released Date published: 24th April 2017 1.07pm

Officers investigating the disappearance of a Northwich man have released CCTV images from the day he was last seen.

The last confirmed sighting of Michael David Price, 40, was on the morning of Saturday 15 April when he was seen in the Shakespeare Close area of Rudheath and the adjacent rural area towards the Danefields estate.

The CCTV images released today show Michael inside Rudheath Post Office, Middlewich Road, shortly before 9.45am on Saturday 15 April.

Michael, who resides in the Winnington area, is described as white, approximately 6’1” tall, of slim build with green eyes and short brown greying hair. He was last seen wearing a green Henry Lloyd parka style top, blue jeans and blue trainers.

Chief Inspector Simon Meegan, who is overseeing the search, said: “We are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of Michael who has now been missing for over a week.

“We are currently following a number of lines of enquiry and as part of the investigation I urge residents in the local area to search their sheds and outbuildings to see if there is any trace of Michael.

“I ask anyone who believes that they may have seen Michael, or anyone matching his description, to contact the team here at Northwich. I’d also like to appeal directly to Michael to ask him to contact us to let us know that you are OK; your friends and family are worried about you and want to know that you are safe and well.”

Enquiries to locate Michael are ongoing and throughout the weekend officers have been working closely with the National Police Air Support unit and the North West Underwater Search team. Officers have also been supported by firefighters from the Water Rescue team at Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service along with a number of volunteers from Cheshire Search and Rescue team and Staffordshire Search and Rescue team.

Chief Inspector Meegan added: “I would like to thank everyone who has assisted so far in the search for Michael. In particular I would like to acknowledge the dedication shown by all of the volunteers from the search and rescue teams, who have all used their own time to help in the search operation.”

Anyone within any information in relation to the whereabouts of Michael is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 303 of April 16. Information can also be passed anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.