Police searching for missing Leeds man make renewed CCTV appeal

Police searching for a missing Leeds man have made a renewed appeal for information after his car was seen on CCTV in the Pudsey area on the day he went missing.

Thursday, 1st April 2021, 3:44 pm
Updated Thursday, 1st April 2021, 3:46 pm

Ian Kowalczyk, 56, has links to the village of North Stainley and police believe it’s possible he may have travelled there.

> Kurdish House Leeds litter picking group assist in mammoth five hour cleanup operation on Woodhouse MoorHis silver Kia Ceed estate, registration RJ12HNK, was picked up passing a CCTV camera in Troydale Lane at 10:11am on Friday, March 26.

He had last been seen near to his home in Stanningley shortly before 10am that day.

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Ian Kowalczyk, 56, has links to the village of North Stainley and police believe it’s possible he may have travelled there.

CCTV showed him visiting a local shop, police said.

> Woodhouse Moor Hyde Park: New portable toilets and extra fines could follow crowds chaosHe is described as white, 5ft 11ins tall, slim build, with short brown hair that is starting to go grey.

He was last seen wearing a padded camouflage coat, blue jeans, brown Sketchers trainers and a black beanie hat with yellow company logo on the front.

> Woman kicked in ribs and face trying to protect pet from attempted dog napping incident in West Yorkshire parkDetective Inspector Kevin Daly, of Leeds District CID, said: “Ian has been missing for nearly a week now and we remain very concerned for his welfare and are continuing to do everything we can to find him.

“The CCTV of his silver Kia Ceed being driven along Troydale Lane on the morning he went missing is the most recent sighting we have and we would like to hear from anyone who has seen Ian or his car in that area at any point since.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Leeds District CID via 101 quoting log 2069 of March 26 or online via www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechat