Officers continue to appeal for missing 79-year-old from Tamworth

Wednesday, 21st April 2021

OFFICERS are continuing to search for missing 79-year-old William Lee, missing from Tamworth.

William has been missing since Friday 16 April and the last confirmed sighting was near to Cliff Lake, on a path at The Broom, near Cadogan Road, Dostill, Tamworth, at 3.30pm on Sunday (18 April).

He is described as a white male, 5ft 6” tall, with a slim build and white hair. He was wearing a light-coloured jacket, a beige jumper and trousers.

William’s car, a black Ford Fiesta (registration NV54 AON) was found near to stables on Slade Lane in Dosthill on Saturday morning. His dog Daisy, a short-haired Yorkshire terrier, was found safe on a pathway between Slade Lane towards Cliff Lake on Sunday.

Extensive searches have taken place of Cliff Lake and other lakes nearby.

MISSING: William Lee

MISSING: William Lee, pictured with his dog.

Detective Inspector Neil Poultney, of CID South, said:

“We are appealing to the public to check their outhouses and rear gardens and look for William if you go to any open spaces.

“Thank you to all of the members of the public who have come forward so far – we have captured all of the information given.

“If you do see William or know any information about his whereabouts please contact Staffordshire Police on 101, quoting 755 of 16 April.”

William Lee

MISSING: William Lee

Anyone who has seen William or who may know where he is should contact Staffordshire Police by calling 101 immediately, quoting incident number 755 of 16 April.