Missing man on camera

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POLICE investigating the disappearance of Joshua Willingale believe he may have been captured on CCTV.

Officers in Hartlepool are continuing their search for missing 24-year-old after a man matching his description was seen on camera near to the Premier Inn, on Hartlepool Marina.

The footage was captured at 1.42am on Saturday, September 15, and anyone who may have seen a man matching his description at that time is urged to contact police.

Joshua went missing after a night out with friends on the same day that saw him go to the Royal pub, in the town’s Church Street.

He did not return home.

Joshua was last seen by a family friend on the Saturday afternoon walking along Stockton Road, in the Belle Vue area of Hartlepool.

He is described as white, 6ft 2in-tall, of slim build, with short, brown, wavy hair. He has a chip to his top front tooth.

At the time of his disappearance he was wearing a black Adidas zip-up top with red stripes on the sleeves, a white t-shirt with a large blue Adidas emblem on the front, blue jogging bottoms and white Lacoste trainers.

Police were continuing to make inquiries around the Premier Inn yesterday.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Joshua is asked to call Hartlepool Police on 101.