BREAKING: Appeal to trace Preston man who went missing on Christmas Day

Missing: Ian Allen
Missing: Ian Allen
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Lancashire police are appealing for help to find a man missing from home in Preston.

Ian Allen, 58, was last seen by relatives on Christmas Day at around midday at an address on Ipswich Road in Ribbleton.

His family haven’t heard from him since he left that address and police are becoming increasingly concerned for his wellbeing.

Sgt Paul Bamber from Preston Police said: “I am asking anyone who may have seen Mr Allen or knows of his whereabouts to contact the police. His family are worried that he has not been in touch.

“He is in need of regular medication and we don’t know whether he has this in his possession. Additionally, he suffers from learning difficulties and this increases both his family’s and our concerns for Mr Allen’s welfare.

“If you think you know where he is, please call us.”

Mr Allen is described as white, 6ft tall, of stocky build with grey, receding hair and blue eyes.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting incident reference LC-20170101-1570.