Fears grow for missing Ipswich man

POLICE are appealing for information following the disappearance of a 50-year-old man from Ipswich.Robert Harrison, of Inverness Road, Ipswich was reported missing at 7.15pm last Thursday.

POLICE are appealing for information following the disappearance of a 50-year-old man from Ipswich.

Robert Harrison, of Inverness Road, Ipswich was reported missing at 7.15pm last Thursday.

He was last seen at 1.30pm Wednesday March 7.

Family members say he left his home in good spirits saying he was attending a physiotherapist's appointment but he did not return home.

Later that evening a letter from Mr Harrison was found addressed to his wife stating he had to get away for a few days but his family are growing concerned for his welfare.

Police have carried out checks with the physiotherapist and it appears he did have an appointment.

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Mr Harrison has been missing once before in October 2006 but returned the next day.

It is believed took his car with him which is a white Ford Escort estate registration R487 GOO.

Mr Harrison is described as white, 6ft, slim build, with collar length straight black hair, blue eyes and a Suffolk accent.

When he was last seen he was wearing a blue puffa jacket, blue jeans and brown shoes.

He was also wearing a gold wedding band and is a smoker.

He has restricted mobility and walks with the aid of a brown folding walking stick.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact police on 01473 613500 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.