Police launch fresh appeal for missing man Shaun Horan after 'thoroughly searching' Preston Docks

Shaun Horan went missing 16 days ago and police are now widening their search after a "thorough search" of Preston Docks failed to reveal any new information.

Wednesday, 19th February 2020, 5:14 pm
Updated Wednesday, 19th February 2020, 5:38 pm

Lancashire Constabulary have issued a fresh appeal for help locating Shaun Horan, 48, who has been missing from home for more than two weeks.

Shaun was last seen at Mariner’s Way in Preston on Monday, February 3 and police are extremely concerned for his welfare.

Shaun’s car, a blue Toyota Auris, was located close to Preston docks shortly after his disappearance.

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A thorough search has been carried out around the docks - including an underwater search - but Shaun has not yet been located.

There is no evidence to suggest that he may have remained in the area, according to police.

Lancashire Police are now widening their search and are asking anybody who has seen him or knows where he may be to get in touch with them straight away.

Inspector Nick Collier, of Preston Police, said: “We are extremely worried about Shaun and are urging anybody who has information about his whereabouts to contact us immediately.

Shaun Horan (pictured) was last seen 16 days ago at Preston Docks. (Credit: Lancashire Police)

"If you know where he may be, or think you may have seen him, please let us know.

“Similarly, we would also urge Shaun himself to contact us if he sees this appeal.”

Shaun is described as white, 5ft 8in, slim to medium build, with dark hair.

He usually wears a dark jacket and jeans.

Shauns car was located close to Preston docks shortly after his disappearance. (Credit: Lancashire Police)

Shaun also has links to the Chorley area.

Anyone with information is being urged to contact police on 101, quoting log 0212 of February 3.

For any immediate sightings dial 999.

Officers were seen searching the docks earlier this month.