Police searching for missing Whitby man, 48-year-old Peter Coleman, have very sadly found a body near to the area Peter was last sighted.
A force spokesperson said: “Although formal identification is still to take place, Peter’s family has been informed and are being supported.
“His family would like to thank everyone who has offered support and helped with the search. They have asked for their privacy to be respected at this very upsetting time.”
From Thursday 29 September, 2022 @ 7.40 am
North Yorkshire Police are searching for a man who has been missing since lunchtime yesterday (Wednesday).
Peter Coleman aged 48 from Aislaby, Sleights, has not been since 12.30pm and officers are becoming increasingly concerned for his welfare.
He was last seen near some woods close to Aislaby.
Peter is described as
- 6ft tall
- of large build
- with grey hair.
When he was last seen he was wearing a black zip up cardigan, blue jeans and brown shoes.
Anyone with any information is asked to get in touch with police. Dial 101, press 1 and pass information to the force control room.