POLICE are becoming increasingly concerned for the safety of a missing man.
Barry Maisfield (65) was last seen at home on Sheffield Road, Chesterfield, at 6pm on Tuesday March 8 after he had been to the Prince of Wales pub on Old Road. He returned home by taxi as he has problems walking and is in poor health.
A dog walker saw someone of a similar description to Mr Maisfield standing on a bridge over the canal on Wharf Lane at about 11pm on Wednesday March 9.
Mr Maisfield is white, 6ft 2in tall, with short grey hair balding on top. He normally wears a blue fleece and overall type trousers.
Officers have been searching the area around Mr Maisfield’s home as well as that by the canal.
Anyone who has seen Mr Maisfield recently should contact the police on 0345 123 33 33.