Police issue appeal as search continues for missing Leeds man

Have you seen missing man Ian Gawthorpe?
Have you seen missing man Ian Gawthorpe?

Police have issued an appeal for information on the whereabouts of a missing Leeds man amid concerns for his safety.

Ian Gawthorpe, 43, has been missing from Headingley since yesterday (Wednesday).

Anyone who has seen him or who has information on his current whereabouts is urged to call 101, quoting reference 981 of 8/11/17.

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