UPDATE | Police searching for Alec Baxter have found a body

Police looking for missing Alec Baxter, 81, have found a body.

Mr Baxter was last seen in Old Hollow Lane, Banks this morning (30 Jan).

The body has yet to be formally identified but it is sadly believed to be Mr Baxter.

Our thoughts are with his family and friends.


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Police search for missing Banks man Alec Baxter

Have you seen missing Alec Baxter, 81, from Banks?

He was last seen at an address on Old Hollow Lane Banks at around 7am this morning (Wednesday, January 30th).

Police are extremely concerned for his welfare as he has left the house wearing a red dressing gown despite the cold weather. Alec is also in receipt of regular medication which he doesn’t have with him.

He’s described as white, around 5ft 11ins, of slim build with grey hair. He may have headed towards the nearby marsh at the end of New Lane Pace and Marsh Road.

If you have seen him, please call us urgently on 101 quoting log number LC-20190130-0225.