Divers search for missing man David Wright
He is believed to have been wearing a blue or beige jacket at the time with officers admitting they are "extremely concerned" for his welfare.by Daniel Newbould, https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/authors/daniel-newbould/
Divers are searching for missing man David Wright this morning.
The 60-year-old was reported missing on Monday, February 10 from Clifton Campville near Tamworth.
He is believed to have been wearing a blue or beige jacket at the time with officers admitting they are becoming "extremely concerned" for his welfare.
Divers have been looking nearby this morning and yesterday.
Staffordshire Police confirmed: "Thorough and co-ordinated searches took place yesterday (Thursday) and are recommencing this morning (Friday) at the River Mease with Staffordshire Search and Rescue and Nottinghamshire Police’s Underwater Search Unit.
"Officers are keeping David’s family updated."
Yesterday police released two fresh images of David as they asked for help from the public in finding him.
A spokesman said: "Officers are also keen to hear from anyone who may passed The Mills location or travelled along Lullington Road between 3am and 7am on February 10.
"Anyone who may have seen David during those times or has dashcam footage is asked to get in touch. Anyone who may have seen David or has information about his whereabouts is asked to call 101 quoting incident number 108 of February 10."
Vicar of Clifton Campville, Rev John Grice, revealed the village was pulling together and that prayers were being said for the safe return of David.
He said: “We have been very grateful for the positive response of people in the village, people have been helping with the search. David’s disappearance seems to have sparked a united effort in the community in helping each other and showing kindness and love.
“We have been praying for him and his family and would ask people to continue to look out for him. We are all very much hoping for his safe return.”