POLICE have issued an urgent appeal to trace a missing man from Ripon after they are growing “increasingly concerned” for his welfare.

James Stamp, 41, went missing from his home in the Ripon area earlier today and officers are currently searching for him.

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Police say that Mr Stamp left his home in his grey Landrover Discovery 4 which has black wheels.

Officers are currently carrying out enquiries to locate him but are growing increasingly concerned for his welfare and they feel James has headed towards the West Yorkshire area.

James has been described as a white male, five feet and 11 inches tall and of a thin build. He has brown greying hair which is thinning on top.

He was last seen wearing a navy and red checked shirt, blue jeans and brown brogue boots.

A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said: “We are now asking for anyone who may have seen James, or who has information about his whereabouts, to contact us immediately.

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“Anyone who has seen her, or has information that could assist us, is asked to call 101. If you have an immediate sighting please dial 999. Please quote 12210259502.”


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