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The family of missing Gwyn Morris appeal for help to find him

12/7/2012

 


The daughter of an 88 year old man missing from Stanstead Abbotts has given an emotional appeal asking members of the public to assist in the searches to find him.

 

Gwyn, who also goes by the name John, was last seen on the morning of December 6th in Stanstead Abbotts. He suffers with dementia.

 

Gwyn, who also goes by the name John, was last seen on the morning of December 6th in Stanstead Abbotts. He suffers with dementia.Ann Hawker said: “My father is so kind and loving and we just want him back. He has two granddaughters who idolise him and we are all desperate for news that he is ok. We cannot thank the police enough for their efforts and people in East Herts who have been offering to help.

 

“I would like to re-iterate the police appeal for people to check their sheds, garages and outbuildings in case my father has sought shelter there. It has been so cold since he disappeared and we are so very worried about him. I would also ask anyone who is out in the countryside to keep look out for my father.”

 

Gwyn is described as being around 5ft 4ins tall, is of a medium build and has short, balding grey hair. He was wearing blue checked pyjama bottoms, light brown/tan leather shoes, a blue dressing gown and a green trench coat. He also wears glasses however we do not believe that he has them with him.

 

Gwyn MorrisGwyn is a keen hill walker and has been known in the past to try and make his way to Harlow train station.

 

Chief Inspector for East Herts, Gerry McDonald said: “Concern for Gwyn’s welfare is increasingly growing and I ask for the support of dog walkers, farmers and anyone out walking in East Herts, particularly towards Harlow, to be vigilant and look for any signs of Gwyn.

 

“As a Constabulary we are making use of social media to spread the message as part of attempts to find Gwyn and would ask others to share the information via Facebook and Twitter.”

 

Anyone with information on Gwyn should contact police on 101 immediately.

 

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