North Yorkshire Police has confirmed that just after 5.30pm on Tuesday, missing man Bernard Westbrook was found safe and well by British Transport Police.


POLICE in York have launched an urgent appeal for the public’s help to locate a missing 73-year-old man. 

Bernard Lesley Westbrook was last seen in Haxby.

Mr Westbrook lives in Northamptonshire but is currently staying with a friend in Haxby, and North Yorkshire Police say they are extremely concerned for his welfare. He was last seen at a residential property in Station Road in Haxby at about 6.30am today (Tuesday, July 14).

Mr Westbrook has short hair, is around 5 ft 7” and is believed to be wearing dark blue Tommy Hilfiger jeans, brown leather lace-up shoes and glasses. He may be wearing a polo shirt and jumper with a black Ping golf jacket and may also be carrying a black leather bag.

If you have any information which could locate Mr Westbrook, please call 999 for an immediate sighting or 101 with anything else. Ref: 12200119885