Police appeal to find missing Houghton man as concerns for his welfare grow

Police are appealing for help in tracing a missing Houghton man as officers become increasingly concerned for his welfare.

By Poppy Kennedy
Tuesday, 12 March, 2019, 13:31
William Orchin

William Orchin, aged 34, was last seen leaving an address in Wingate Close, Dairy Lane, Houghton, shortly after 9.30pm yesterday in a grey Vauxhall Corsa.

Police are now appealing for help from the public to locate him.

It is believed that William may have travelled towards the Brechin area of Scotland.

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He is described as white, of slim build with short brown hair and a ginger beard.

He was last seen wearing black-laced work shoes, black trousers and a blue polo top with a black jacket.

William, or anyone who knows his whereabouts, is asked to contact 101 quoting reference 1480642.