Lincolnshire

Police search lakes for missing Skegness doctor

Dr James Layfield
Image caption Dr Layfield was last seen in Friskney on Saturday

Police have begun to search lakes in part of Lincolnshire following the disappearance of a GP.

Dr James Layfield, from Friskney, who works at the Beacon Medical Practice in Skegness, was last seen by a neighbour on Saturday evening.

He was on foot, wearing light clothing and carrying a black rucksack.

Officers said they were very concerned about his welfare and were searching lakes in the Friskney area on Wednesday.

A police spokesperson said his disappearance was "out of character" and urged anyone with information to come forward.

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