Search under way for Preston man who has been missing for 48 hours

A search is under way for a 40-year-old man who has disappeared from home in Preston.

Monday, 28th June 2021, 10:59 am
Updated Monday, 28th June 2021, 11:22 am

Craig Cheetham has been missing for 48 hours and was last seen on CCTV in Watling Street Road at around 11am on Saturday (June 26).

The footage shows Craig - who is described as around 5ft 5in tall, bald and of a medium build - heading in the direction of Whernside Crescent.

At the time of his disappearance, Craig had been wearing black Nike tracksuit bottoms, black and orange Nike trainers, a black Stone Island jacket and a black Hugo Boss t-shirt with gold print.

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Craig Cheetham, 40, is described as around 5ft 5in tall, bald and of a medium build. He was last seen wearing black Nike tracksuit bottoms, black and orange Nike trainers, a black Stone Island jacket and a black Hugo Boss t-shirt with gold print. Pic: Lancashire Police
Craig Cheetham, 40, is described as around 5ft 5in tall, bald and of a medium build. He was last seen wearing black Nike tracksuit bottoms, black and orange Nike trainers, a black Stone Island jacket and a black Hugo Boss t-shirt with gold print. Pic: Lancashire Police

His family say they have not seen or heard from him since and they are becoming increasingly worried for his welfare.

Police are asking anyone who might have seen Craig, or has any information about his whereabouts, to get in touch.

A police spokesman said: "We are becoming increasingly concerned about the welfare of 40-year-old Craig Cheetham, who is missing from his address in Preston.

"He was last seen leaving his home address in the direction of Whernside Crescent at around 11am on Saturday, June 26.

"Craig is described as around 5ft 5in tall, bald and of a medium build. When he was last seen he was wearing black Nike tracksuit bottoms, black and orange Nike trainers, a black Stone Island jacket and a black Hugo Boss t-shirt with gold print.

"We are now concerned for his welfare and are appealing for your help to find Craig.

"If you have seen him or have any information, please call us on 101 quoting 825 of 26/06/2021.

"For immediate sightings please call 999. Please share this post and thanks for your help."

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