A devoted wife of a missing man who would be today celebrating his 51st birthday has dispelled rumours he has been found.
Michelle Holland – who’s husband, Glynn, went missing on September 12 – called for the public to continue searching, despite rumours he has been found in Cleethorpes and Brimington with another woman.
She said: “It’s like Chinese whispers. Where have these rumours come from?
“As far as the police are concerned he is still missing and they are just rumours. We want people to still be looking for him. We need them to still help finding him.”
She added: “In some ways I wish the rumours were true. I wish it was as simple as that. At least I would know he is safe.”
Father-of-two, Glynn dissappeared from the family home on White Road, Staveley eight weeks ago with just his bike and work rucksack.
Police captured the Tesco distribution centre worker on CCTV at a Staveley shop at midday on the day he disappeared, but there have been no confirmed sightings since then.
“There has been nothing for weeks” said Michelle. “It’s like the trail has gone cold. “We have had a lot of good people sharing it on Facebook and putting up posters. We don’t want them to stop doing that.
“The waiting gets longer and harder. We are hanging on for any piece of news, however small it may seem. It doesn’t get any easier. We will never give up hope that Glynn will return home to his family where he belongs.
“I just want him to know I love him with all my heart. He is my world. I am not angry. I have felt just about every other emotion but not anger. Noone is angry. All of his family just want to know he is safe.
Their two sons, aged nine and ten, have also issued an appeal for their father’s return. They said: “Please come home Dad. We are missing you.”
Derbyshire Police said they were aware of the rumours but confirmed Glynn is still missing. Anyone with information should call 101.