Appeal Issued For Missing County Down Man

Police are appealing for public assistance in locating a County Down man who has been missing since Monday evening, 17 December.

Officers are searching for Robert Murray who is missing from his home in Portavogie in the Ards Peninsula.

They have posted appeals online for the past two days, and residents in the area are now being urged to check their land for Mr Murray's car.
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In the latest update, a spokesperson for PSNI Ards released an image of the red Hyundai i30, with the registration XEZ 5917, which it is believed he may be using.

"We are asking all LAND & PROPERTY OWNERS in Portavogie, Kircubbin, Portaferry and the surrounding areas to check your outbuildings, laneways and secluded areas for Robert's car.

"Please encourage others to do the same," the PSNI added.


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