Search launched for missing man

PUBLISHED: 15:55 03 January 2013

Missing man Donald Balding.

Missing man Donald Balding.


Missing man may be in Devon.

Police are appealing for help to trace a missing man who may be in the Devon area.

Donald Balding, of High Street, Measham, was reported missing on Monday, December 3, by a friend.

The appeal has been launched by Leicestershire Police.

The 48-year-old is described as white, approximately 6ft tall, of stocky build with a receding hairline. His hair is closely shaved at the sides.

He may also have a goatee beard and wears glasses for reading.

It is believed there was a sighting of Mr Balding at the Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, on Monday, December 10.

Sergeant Gavin Drummond, from Leicestershire’s missing persons’ team, said: “We have been carrying out extensive enquiries to establish Mr Balding’s current whereabouts and have issued a number of appeals.

“Mr Balding is known to visit caravan parks in the Lincolnshire and Devon and Cornwall areas.

“We would ask the public to take a look at the photograph and contact us if they know where Mr Balding is or if they think they may have seen anyone matching his description.”

Anyone with information is urged to call Leicestershire Police on 101.

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