A ROTHERHAM daughter is “incredibly concerned” about the welfare of her dad who has been missing for two months.
Richard Dyson (55), of Hoyland, was reported missing by his daughter on Monday, November 25.
His daughter,who lives in Aston, became worried that she had not heard from her dad since November 15.
Two months after the last suspected sighting of Richard, police have issued a fresh appeal for information.
Despite weeks of enquiries and extensive searches, officers still believe the last known sighting of Richard was on Sunday, November 17 at about 11pm, where he was seen walking towards the A6135 Sheffield Road in Hoyland, close to Parkside Cottage.
Det Con Nasheen Oya said: “We issued a direct appeal to Richard shortly before Christmas and his birthday, as these were important occasions that would normally have involved him spending time with his daughter.
“Sadly, Richard never got in touch with anyone and he didn’t return home. Understandably, his daughter views this lack of contact as incredibly concerning — as do we.
“It is very out of character for Richard to cease contact altogether with his daughter, who he has regularly either spoken to on the telephone or visited. His disappearance remains a focus for our officers and we want to issue a fresh appeal to the public to come forward if they believe they know anything about Richard’s disappearance.
“Today (Friday), marks two months since the last believed sighting of Richard in Hoyland, which is a considerable amount of time for him to have been away from home.
“Our officers continue to examine the circumstances surrounding Richard going missing and to date, have not been able to find any reason why Richard would want to leave Hoyland, leave his daughter and cease contact.
“I’d urge anyone who may hold information about Richard, or if you know someone who knows something about Richard going missing, to get in touch.
“You can contact Crimestoppers in confidence and submit information via their website — www.crimestoppers-uk.org — or by calling their UK Contact Centre on 0800 555 111.
“Please, if you do hold information that could help, consider the impact this is having on Richard’s daughter and tell us what you know.”
You can call 101 quoting incident number 459 of 25 November 2019.