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Re-appeal to trace missing Richard Leo

30 Dec 2017
  • Richard Leo, 40, went missing from his home in Essendon two weeks ago

  • Officers are becoming increasingly concerned for his welfare

  • Do you know where he is? Have you seen him? Please call 101.

Police are re-appealing for the public’s help to trace a man who has gone missing from Essendon.

Richard Leo, aged 40, was last seen at his home address in the village at 10am on Saturday, December 16.

He is described as a white man, around 5ft 10in tall, with dark brown hair. When he was last seen, he was clean shaven.

He was last seen wearing a grey denim bomber-style jacket, baggy blue jeans and brown boat/plimsoll style shoes. He was carrying a small grey/khaki coloured messenger style bag.

Richard often travels to Hertford by bus and also takes walks in the areas around Essendon Golf Club, the playing fields and surrounding woodland.

Detective Sergeant Dean Trollope, who is investigating, said: “Richard has been missing for two weeks now and we are becoming increasingly concerned for his welfare.

“We have had one reported sighting, in Kentish Lane near Essendon, on Saturday December 16, which is the day Richard was last seen.

“Richard – if you are reading this, please make contact to let us know that you are okay. Your family are worried about you. You can call us on 101 or if you’d rather not contact police directly, you can call the Missing People charity on 116 000.”

Anyone who sees Richard or knows of his whereabouts is asked to call the non-emergency number 101 straight away, quoting ISR 197 of December 20.

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