Police appeal for footage in search for man - The Evesham Observer

Police appeal for footage in search for man

Evesham Editorial 6th Mar, 2020   0

DRIVERS have been asked to review their dashcam footage in a bid to help find a Pershore pensioner who has been missing for more than a week.

Thomas Surber, from Bricklehampton was last seen near his home last Thursday (February 27) at about 1pm. He was later seen walking along Pensham Hill towards Little Comberton at around 1.20pm and later at around 1.45pm over the Mary Brook towards Pershore, which is around a mile away from the first sighting.

The 71-year-old was reported missing to the police last Friday and is described as white, of slim build, around 6ft 2in tall, with white hair and was last seen wearing a blue jacket.

Thomas was seen by a passing motorist who had captured him walking along the road on dashcam footage.

Police believe there is every likelihood that other motorists driving along Pensham Hill or in the vicinity between the times of 1pm and 2.15pm have also captured footage of Thomas.

Officers have urged the public to review their dashcams and contact them. Anyone who might have dashcam footage or who was in the local area on Thursday is asked to contact police.

Insp Lewis Lincoln-Gordon said: “We are very concerned for Thomas’ welfare as he’s now been missing for eight days and he’s not dressed for the cold, wet weather we are having.

“We have had witnesses come forward who saw Thomas walking through Little Comberton and towards Pershore last Thursday but we would be very keen to hear from anyone else who may have footage or might have seen him.”

Anyone who has seen Thomas is asked to call West Mercia Police on 101.


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