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Police search for missing Timperley man remains "active and fulsome"

Anthony Williamson, also known as Tony, has been missing since Tuesday 19th December.

The search is continuing for a Timperley man who has now been missing for two and a half weeks.

Anthony Williamson, also known as Tony, has been missing since Tuesday 19th December.

The last known sighting of the 62-year-old is in CCTV footage which shows him walking down Greenway towards Park Road at 11.12am on December 19th.

In this footage he is wearing blue cargo pants, a blue Berghaus fleece and a black coat. Tony is 6 feet 1 inch tall and was carrying a backpack at the time he went missing.

Detectives and specialist resources have been deployed on the case but Tony remains missing.

Family liaison officers are in place to support Tony’s family.

Detective Inspector Paul Costello of GMP’s Trafford District, Senior Investigating Officer, said: “Our investigation into Tony’s disappearance remains active and fulsome.

“We have been conducting thorough searches of the areas Tony was last seen, as well as areas he is known to frequent and enjoy.

“As well as expert search officers and high visibility patrols, resources from our Specialist Operations branch, such as our police dogs, underwater search and drone teams have been assisting to ensure every enquiry is explored, as with any high risk missing person investigation.

“We understand that this time has been and continues to be incredibly difficult for the family, and we continue to provide them with specialist support whilst the investigation continues.

“We would continue to appeal for the public to share our appeals, and share any information, no matter how small, with us, if you believe you have seen or know where Tony is.”

If you have any information regarding Tony’s whereabouts, please contact GMP on 101 or by using the report tool and LiveChat function on our website: quoting log 1367 of 19/12/2023.

Alternatively, you can report information to the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.