Search for missing man

Nigel Wheeler
Nigel Wheeler

Police are appealing for help to find a man missing from his home in Hoghton.

Nigel Wheeler, 48, has not been seen since leaving his home on Knowsley Close at around 7pm on Monday, May 26.

His family has not heard from him since.

Police are asking Nigel, or anyone who may have seen him or knows where he is, to contact them.

Sergeant Richard Horton, from Preston police, said: “It’s now been over a week since Nigel has been seen and we are getting increasingly concerned about his whereabouts.”

Nigel is described as being 5ft 10ins tall, with collar-length dark brown hair and of a medium build.

He originally is from Rotherham and speaks with a Yorkshire accent.

He was last seen wearing a light blue V-neck jumper, blue jeans and blue loafers.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police by calling 101 and quoting reference LC-20140602-1080.