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Renewed appeal for sightings of missing man

78-year-old missing from Ballanard Court

Police are continuing to appeal for sightings of a missing 78-year-old man from Douglas.

Joseph Rice was last seen at the Ballanard Court sheltered housing at the bottom of Johnny Watterson's Lane.

A large number of Civil Defence personnel were searching the area last night.

Officers are appealing for anyone who was driving in the area of Ballanard Road / Ballanard Court at around 1am onward on 19 January, and have a dash cam, to please check the footage.

Due to the concern for his welfare, and the fact he's been missing for some time, police ask that anyone who spots Mr Rice should call 999 immediately or email police@gov.im

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