North East Wales

Search for Graham Austin continues near Llyn Brenig reservoir

Graham Austin
Image caption Graham Austin has not gone missing before, say police

The search for a holidaymaker missing in north Wales is continuing into a third day around a reservoir where his car was found.

Graham Austin, from Shifnal, Shropshire, was last seen at 04:30 BST on Sunday when he left the caravan he was staying in near Corwen.

His car was later found at Llyn Brenig which borders Conwy and Denbighshire.

North Wales Police said concern was mounting for Mr Austin who has not gone missing before.

The force helicopter, the Search and Rescue Dogs Association (SARDA) and 22 members of the North East Wales Search and Rescue (NEWSAR) have been involved in the search.

On Monday officers appealed to members of the public to contact them if they saw Mr Austin in the area of Llyn Brenig in the early hours of Sunday.

The area is popular with walkers, cyclists and fishermen.

Mr Austin is about 5ft 8 inches (1.72m) tall and of stocky build. He has short, cropped hair which is greying and a full beard.

He is believed to be wearing either jeans or black pyjama bottoms, a pyjama top with a Loony Tunes motif on it and a green Berghaus waterproof jacket or fleece.

He is also believed to be wearing green shoes with a brown stripe down the side.

Anyone who has seen Mr Austin or may know of his whereabouts can contact North Wales Police on 101 quoting reference number P085831.

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