South Yorkshire Police search continues for man missing for a month

A South Yorkshire Police search is continuing today for a man missing for a month.

Monday, 16th December 2019, 10:45 am
Updated Tuesday, 31st December 2019, 10:58 am

Richard Dyson, aged 55, from Barnsley, has not been seen since Sunday, November 17.

Mr Dyson, who has links to the Elsecar and Hoyland areas, was reported missing on Monday, November 25 by his daughter, who was worried that she had not seen or heard from him since Friday, November 15.

Enquiries established that he was seen on Sunday, November 17 as he walked towards the A6135 Sheffield Road, Hoyland, but the trail has since gone cold.

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Richard Dyson is still missing

Temporary Superintendent Mark James, leading the search, said: “It is incredibly out of character for Richard not to contact his daughter who he sees every week, and due to the length of time he has now been missing for our concerns for his welfare are growing.”

Anyone with information on his whereabouts should call 101 and quote incident number 459 of November 25.