Missing Basingstoke man was in East Sussex

Alister Smith is missing
Alister Smith is missing

DETECTIVES in Basingstoke are appealing for information as to the whereabouts of a Basingstoke man who has gone missing.

Alister Smith, aged 54, did not return to his home in Wallis Road in Basingstoke, after leaving work at 12.30pm on Friday, March 2.

He was seen on CCTV at Eastbourne train station later that day, at about 3.45pm.

He has not been seen or contacted his family since.

Mr Smith is described as about 5ft 9ins tall, of a thin build and is balding with light red and grey hair.

He is believed that he may be wearing a black hooded jacket, blue or dark-coloured tight-fitting trousers similar to running trousers, and dirty white or beige trainers.

Detective Inspector Lee McClellan said: “We are becoming increasingly concerned about Mr Smith’s welfare and would urge anyone who knows where he is or sees him, to contact police immediately.

“I would also like to appeal to Mr Smith himself to contact us and let us know he’s ok.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Basingstoke Police Station on 101 or call the charity Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111.

Mincom users should call 01962 871005.