Breaking Kent Maidstone

Major Search launched man in 50’s with a dog missing in Maidstone

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A major search operation has been launched  involving officers from Kent Police, a force helicopter and volunteers from the Kent Lowlands search and rescue. 

 

The search was launched in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Teams were called to Maidstone hospital after the man was reported missing to Police.

 

A national air support helicopter from Redhill has carried out a search of Maidstone hospital, Barming and Mote Park  under the cover of darkness using a thermal imaging  camera in attempts to locate the high risk missing person.  

 

Trained Lowland volunteers have been searching  a nearby wooded area and have been using mountain bikes using the man last known location.

It is understood that the Police are looking for a local man his is 50’s with a golden retriever who has been missing since 10pm on Friday.

It is understood that the man normal walks  the footpaths that backs on to the quarry near to Maidstone hospital. 

Kent Police have been approached for more details