Riverbank search for missing man

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A search is on for a missing Harrogate man whose car has been found abandoned at Conyngham Hall.

Keith David Broadbent, 61, of Kingsley Road, hasn’t been seen since Sunday evening.

Police officers are carrying out extensive searches along the banks of the River Nidd and the area surrounding Conyngham Hall in an effort to trace him.

“Mr Broadbent’s family are understandably very upset by his disappearance and I would urge the public to be vigilant and report any potential sightings of him,” said Insp Steve Ratcliffe, of Harrogate police.

Mr Broadbent was last seen by his daughter at about 5pm on Sunday, driving a blue Fiat Punto along Knaresborough Road.

He is described as white, around 6ft tall, with a medium build. When he was last seen, Mr Broadbent, was wearing jeans or chinos, a thick oatmeal-coloured jumper and brown shoes.