Police release more details of search for missing man with links to Preston

Craig Daffern has been missing since January 14

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Officers searching for a missing man with links to Preston have released details of a vehicle he is likely to be driving and are asking the public to be on the lookout.

Craig Daffern, 35, was last seen in the Paddock Close area of ​​Blackpool at 2.30pm on Friday January 14.

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Preston Police are increasingly concerned about his welfare. Officers believe Craig may be in a red Mazda 6 (similar to the one pictured), registration FJ63 HVN.

Craig is described as white and stocky with dark hair. He has a tattoo of a rose on his hand and an owl on his arm.

It has links with Beacon Fell in Goosnargh, Broughton, Clifton, Freckleton, Kirkham and Woodplumpton.

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West Division Inspector Helen Bevan said: ‘We remain extremely concerned for Craig’s well-being and continue to ask for the public’s assistance in locating him.

“Our investigations are ongoing to locate him and as part of our investigation we are asking the public to be on the lookout for Craig’s Mazda 6 estate which may be parked in a rural area.

“I would also ask anyone with information about Craig’s whereabouts – or Craig himself if they see this call – to contact the police as soon as possible.”

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting log 0758 of 14 January 2022. For immediate sightings call 999.

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Amanda J. Marsh