Have you seen missing Stephen?

Police are carrying out a search in Derbyshire for a missing man.

Sunday, 3rd November 2013, 1:13 pm

Stephen Cotton, 37, went missing from Stoke-on-Trent on Thursday morning.

He is thought to be in Ashover and officers from Staffordshire and Derbyshire police, along with mountain rescue teams, are conducting a “detailed” search of the area.

Officers are urging any ramblers or anyone else visiting the Ashover and Matlock areas over the weekend to contact them if they see anyone resembling Stephen.

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He is described as white, 6ft 3in tall and of a medium build. He has short brown hair worn spiky on top, a goatee beard, a pale complexion and green eyes. He is thought to be wearing blue jeans and a navy waterproof coat.

He was driving a white Peugeot Expert panel van, which has the words Right Fix on the side in red on a black background.

Anyone who has seen Stephen or his van or anyone who knows his whereabouts should ring Staffordshire police on 101, quoting incident number six of November 1.