Bike found in search for missing Wrea Green man Richard Parker last seen seven days ago

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Officers said residents may see an increased police presence as they carry out searches.

A bike has been found in the search for a Wrea Green missing man.

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Missing man Richard Parker was last seen in The Brooklands area on March 4 (Credit: Lancashire Police)Missing man Richard Parker was last seen in The Brooklands area on March 4 (Credit: Lancashire Police)
Missing man Richard Parker was last seen in The Brooklands area on March 4 (Credit: Lancashire Police) | Lancashire Police

Officers on Monday (March 11) confirmed they recovered a bike which they believe to be Richard's from the Warton area.

A spokesman for Lancashire Police said: "You may see an increased police presence in the Warton area as our officers carry out searches.

"We remain concerned for Richard’s welfare, and we are continuing to support his family."

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Richard is described as 6ft 1in tall, of slim build, with short salt and pepper hair.

Richard Parker, 62, is missing from Wrea Green (Credit: Lancashire Police)Richard Parker, 62, is missing from Wrea Green (Credit: Lancashire Police)
Richard Parker, 62, is missing from Wrea Green (Credit: Lancashire Police) | Lancashire Police

He was last seen wearing red/ orange waterproofs, a red helmet, black cycling leggings and walking boots.

Although he is described as athletic, police said he walks with a limp.

Richard has links to the Lake District and Scotland.

The public have been urged to call 999 for immediate sightings of Richard.

If you have any other information about his whereabouts, call 101 quoting log number 1386 of March 4, 2024.