02/05/2014

Appeal Over Missing Man

Police have launched an appeal for information on the whereabouts of a man who has gone missing in Portstewart.

John McIlwaine, 54, was last seen in the Strand Road area on 23 April.

He is originally from Belfast, but has a holiday home in the town.

Police have said Mr McIlwaine is of slim build and 6'1" in height. He has a tanned complexion and grey, short hair which is balding around the crown.

Anyone who has been in contact with Mr McIlwaine since last week, or know of his whereabouts, are asked to contact police.

(JP)

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