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'Increasingly concerned' police renew appeal to find man who went missing in Morecambe

Edward Procter went missing from Morecambe on Saturday April 13

Police say they are increasingly concerned about a 73-year-old man who went missing from Morecambe.

Edward Procter has not been seen since Saturday April 13.

Mr Procter was last seen on Marine Road East, Morecambe, at 10:30am that day.

He is 5ft 6in, slim build, has thinning grey hair, and wears glasses.

When he was last seen, Edward was wearing blue Levi jeans, a blue jacket with white fur lining, brown shoes, and a blue flat cap.

In addition to Morecambe, Edward has links to Lancaster.

Police have asked that if you have any CCTV or dashcam footage of Morecambe Promenade, specifically on Marine Road East, between Seaborn Road and Cheyette Fitness between 10 and 11am on Saturday, 13th April, please get in contact.

For immediate sightings of Edward, please call 999.

If you have any information to assist police enquiries, or any CCTV or dashcam footage, please call 101 quoting log 0688 of 13th April.

*On the morning of Saturday April 13, emergency and rescue services were called to Marine Road East at around 11.40am to reports of a man entering the water.

The Coastguard helicopter and Morecambe lifeboat crew conducted an intensive search in which no person was found. 

Det Insp Adie Knowles of Lancashire Police, speaking on Beyond Radio on Tuesday, said: "The search will continue led by the Coastguard but nobody has been located as of yet.

"There is a possibility the two incidents are connected but we have to keep an open mind while investigating both."

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