Concerns mount over safety of missing Portchester veteranÂ

FEARS are mounting for the safety of a veteran soldier from Portchester after he vanished from his family home.

Thursday, 5th July 2018, 2:28 pm
Updated Monday, 16th July 2018, 5:10 pm
Derek Britton vanished from his family home in Fareham. Photo: Hampshire police

Derek Britton, 60, was last seen on Tuesday at around 11.30am, in the Central Road area of Fareham, police said.

A spokeswoman for Hampshire police added: '˜Since then he has not been in contact with family and we are growing increasingly concerned for his welfare'

Derek is understood to be a veteran solider. He is white, 5ft 6ins tall, has short hair and hearing aids behind both ears.

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He was last seen wearing green shorts and a t-shirt.

Police have said he may be driving his car, which is a grey Hyundai I30 which has a registration plate that ends in FFU.

Officers believe Mr Britton may have travelled to Weymouth.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting 44180251191.