THE wife of a missing 50-year-old has appealed to anyone with information surrounding her husband's disappearance to come forward. 

Nicholas Harper, of Pickering, North Yorkshire was last seen on Thursday, February 7 as he left his home address.

Mr Harper's abandoned car was later found at Cowhouse Wood at Helmsley, near Thirsk.

His wife, Rachael said: “It has now been more than six weeks since Nick’s disappearance, and his family and friends all miss him desperately. 

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“I appeal to anyone who thinks they have any information that might help us to find Nick, no matter how small or insignificant it may seem, to please contact the police and help us find out what has happened to him”.

A spokeswoman for North Yorkshire Police said: "Officers investigating the case continue to follow lines of enquiry when information comes in from the public.

"This includes any possible sightings of Nicholas, particularly in the northern Ryedale and Middlesbrough areas."

Mr Harper is described as white, around 5ft 5ins tall, of stocky build with short dark brown hair and a full beard. He was last seen wearing a three-piece suit and shirt.

Officers are keen to trace the owner of a silver estate car which was seen parked in the same area where Nicholas’ car was located.

It is believed this car was parked on the morning Nicholas went missing and also for a couple of mornings beforehand and it may be that the driver has seen or heard something which may assist with the investigation.

  • Anyone with information is urged to call North Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote reference number 12190023491.