Police issue fresh appeal to find Derbyshire man who has been missing for a month

Police searching for a missing Derbyshire man have issued a fresh appeal for information a month after he was last seen.

Tuesday, 12th January 2021, 11:16 am

Joshua Jones, 29, left his home on Hurst Rise, Matlock, at 11.30am on Saturday December 12 and was seen in Sainsbury’s in Matlock at around 12.19pm on the same day, after having been in the Boyes shop at around noon.

Police have released CCTV images of Joshua leaving Sainsbury’s and carrying what is believed to be an orange Sainsbury’s carrier bag.

Officers are again urging residents in neighbouring counties to share their appeal after concerns that he now may have left the Derbyshire area.

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Police have issued a fresh appeal to find missing man Joshua Jones from Matlock.

Joshua was wearing a pair of blue jeans that day, together with a grey Superdry coat which is darker on the body with lighter grey sleeves.

The coat he was wearing has a hood that is bright green on the inside.

As part of the search, police have been checking CCTV in the town, reviewing dash cam footage, distributing leaflets and following up on reported sightings of Joshua.

Officers said they are ‘grateful’ to everyone who has come forward with information about him in the last month but are urging anyone with any information ‘no matter how small’ to contact the force by calling 101 and quoting reference 518 of 12 December.

Joshua Jones has been missing for a month.

You can also report sightings of Joshua by contacting Derbyshire Police by messenger on Facebook, sending them a direct message on Twitter or completing an online contact form on their website.

Alternatively, you can give information anonymously to the charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111.

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