Greater Manchester Police issue appeal for missing Oldham pensioner, 81

He was last seen getting off a bus in Huddersfield.

Danny Jones Danny Jones - 19th September 2023

Greater Manchester and West Yorkshire Police have issued a joint appeal asking people to come forth with any information regarding a missing pensioner from the Oldham area.

An 81-year-old named Ronald went missing around 1pm on Thursday, 14 September, near Walker’s Road in Oldham and has since been spotted a couple of counties over.

Last seen around 3:45pm at Huddersfield Bus Station on the same day after getting off the 184 bus — a route which extends from Oldham to the market town situated in Yorkshire‘s borough of Kirklees — the pensioner has now been missing for several days and is thought to be on his own.

Said to be 4’11 in height and of a small build with grey hair around the back and sides, bald on top and with a few gaps in teeth, he was last seen wearing a black and blue coat with grey trousers and carrying a walking stick.

The missing Oldham pensioner is now thought to be more than 20 miles from his home.

Both local police forces are urging anyone with information about Ronald’s whereabouts should contact the authorities on 101 immediately. You can quote 1013 of 16/09/2023 upon calling.


If you have any other information that you feel might be useful, you can find a full list of people still reported as missing from the Greater Manchester area HERE and if you are concerned about someone’s whereabouts, you should file a report online.

In the event that an individual is a child, young person, vulnerable or you believe them to be in immediate danger, call 999 immediately.


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