Appeal for missing Kirkby man

Merseyside Police is appealing for information to help trace a missing 50-year-old man from Kirkby, Merseyside.

Colin Bamber was last seen on 3 January 2018, on Tithebarn Lane, Kirkby.

Extensive enquiries have been ongoing to locate him since.

He is described as white, 5ft 7in tall, of slim build, with a bald head and a tattoo on his right arm. He is also believed to be in a black Renault Megan car registration plate T40 NJW.

When he was last seen Colin was wearing blue tracksuit bottoms, and a grey fleece. Colin is known to frequent the Southport Promenade, Crosby Marina and Burbo Bank areas and also the Cumbria area.

Police officers are making extensive efforts to find Colin and return him home safely and would urge Colin, anyone who knows his whereabouts, or who has seen a man resembling him to call police on the 101 number.

Alternatively information can be left with the independent charity Missing People by calling 116 000 or by emailing

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