Appeal for missing 70-year-old

George Shortman
George Shortman

An appeal has been made for a 70-year-old has gone missing in the Astley area.

Police have issued an appeal for the whereabouts of George Shortman, who is currently missing from Mosley Common.

He is said to have learning difficulties and suffer from Parkinson's Disease, leading to concerns about his safety.

Police say he is white and has a large build with dark hair and a goatee beard.

The last time he is said to have been seen was at around 6.20pm on Monday, when he was wearing a white shirt and blue jeans with a blue parka coat.

If anybody has any information they are being asked to contact police on 101.