Concern growing for missing Bognor man

Anthony O'Neil has now been found. Sussex Police picture
Anthony O'Neil has now been found. Sussex Police picture
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The family of a missing Bognor Regis man say they are ‘incredibly worried about him’ in an appeal for help to find him.

Anthony O’Neil was last seen leaving his address in Aldwick Road at about 11am on Wednesday, October 19, police said.

Both police and his family are increasingly concerned for the welfare of the 57-year-old, whose disappearance is said to be out of character.

Mr O’Neil’s niece, Courtney Hempel, contacted the Observer and said: “He has no money, no spare clothes and no mobile. He currently has Korsakoff syndrome (which) is a chronic memory disorder.

“We are all incredibly worried about him.

“He knows people around Crawley and East Grinstead.

“He also likes spending time around Bognor Regis for fishing. So he could be anywhere.”

Police have described him as white, about 5ft 10in, of slim build, with short brown hair.

He wears glasses, and was last seen wearing a black leather jacket and dark blue jeans.

Anyone with any information about his whereabouts is asked to contact 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101, quoting serial 1201 of 19/10.

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