Concerns grow for welfare of missing Wakefield man

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Police officers in Wakefield are stepping up their search across the area as concerns grow for the welfare of a Stanley man.

Darren Barker, 43, was reported missing yesterday afternoon.

He is described as 6ft 2ins tall, slim wearing a white striped top, black tracksuit bottoms, with grey stripes and a pair of walking boots. 

A number of searches are ongoing across the Wakefield area to find him. 

Detective Inspector Tim Hunt of Wakefield District CID, said: “We are concerned for Darren’s welfare and would ask anyone who has information about his whereabouts to contact Wakefield District CID on 101 referencing police log number 1527 of May

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