West Bergholt: 82-year-old goes missing on walk

A SEARCH is underway for an 82-year-old man who went missing near Colchester yesterday.

Essex Police has deployed its helicopter to try and track down Gordon Fearis, who went missing on a walk near Old St Mary’s Church, West Bergholt around 3.30pm.

The man, who suffers from confusion, is described as white, 5ft 4in, frail build, grey hair, glasses and wearing light-coloured trousers, and a green pullover.

Police are appealing for help in tracking Mr Fearis down and are asking people in the vicinity to check their sheds and gardens.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Colchester Police on 0300 333 4444.


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