…By Joseph Benjamin for TDPel Media.
South Wales Police have issued an urgent appeal for assistance in locating Vivian Davies, an 87-year-old man who has been reported missing since the morning of Sunday, May 21.
Concern for his well-being is increasing, prompting authorities to seek information from the public.
Police Seek Information from a Potential Witness
According to the latest statement from the police, officers are particularly interested in speaking with a woman who may have crucial information that could aid in locating Vivian.
They believe she may have knowledge regarding an incident involving an elderly man who fell over on the cycle path between Cwmavon and Pontrhydyfen on the evening of Monday, May 22.
This path is situated between Piggery Bridge and Gorad Bridge.
Description of Vivian Davies and Request for Assistance
Vivian Davies is described as being of slim build with grey hair, standing at approximately 5ft 2in tall.
When last seen, he was wearing knee-length dark shorts and a long-sleeved striped top.
He was also carrying a rucksack.
Plea from Inspector Mike Lewis and Contact Information
Inspector Mike Lewis appealed to the woman who assisted the elderly man to come forward, emphasizing the importance of her potential information to their ongoing investigation.
Concerned for Vivian’s welfare, his family and friends simply want to ensure he is safe and well.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the police via email (firstname.lastname@example.org), by calling 101, or through the live chat feature, quoting occurrence number 2300 16 55 52.
Anonymous tips can be provided to Crimestoppers at 0800 555 111 or online.
Police Update and Appreciation for Volunteer Search Teams
The update highlights that specialist search-trained officers have been actively searching for Vivian Davies.
South Wales Police expressed gratitude to volunteer search teams for their involvement in the search efforts.
They requested that all sightings of Vivian be reported, along with the date, time, and, ideally, a what3words location, to aid in the investigation.