Norfolk Police is making a further appeal for help to trace a 46-year-old man who is missing from Holt.
Police remain extremely concerned for the welfare of their colleague Adrian (known as Ady) Porter, a Norfolk police officer who was last seen at his home address in Holt at around 8am yesterday morning (Monday 29 April).
Commenting on the search, Norfolk’s Chief Constable Simon Bailey said:
“I’ve known Ady for 30 years, and I speak on behalf of my colleagues in the force when I say that we’re all desperately worried about him.
“I understand members of the public may also want to help us look for Ady, and I’d ask anyone who has time to assist in the search meets at Holt police station at 10am this morning (Tuesday 30 April).
“I’d also appeal to any farmers or gamekeepers living in the north Norfolk area to please check their outbuildings to see if Ady is there.”
As part of the investigation, extensive searches were carried out by Police Search Advisors (PolSA) in partnership with Norfolk Fire and Rescue and Norfolk Lowland Search and Rescue, yesterday afternoon and late into the evening.
Norfolk Constabulary’s drone team was also deployed as part of the search.
Police confirmed that searches have resumed this morning.
Ady is described as white, slim build with closely shaved hair and 5ft 8 tall.
He is believed to have been wearing a blue padded jacket, black canvas trousers and a blue hat similar to the one worn in the featured image.
Police believe he left his home on a light green coloured Genesis bicycle similar to that shown in the picture.
It is thought he might be in the north Norfolk area.
Enquiries are on-going to locate Adrian and anyone who has seen him or knows of his whereabouts should contact Norfolk Police on 101 quoting incident number 275 of 29 April 2019.
Police have confirmed that Ady was found in the Thetford area at around 4:40pm and that he is currently receiving medical support.
A spokesperson for Norfolk Police said:
‘We would like to thank the media and the public for their help with this appeal’.