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Fears grow missing Wisbech man ‘may have come to harm’

DI Rich Stott said: ‘We are extremely concerned about David’s whereabouts’

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The search for a missing man from Wisbech took a dramatic turn today after Cambridgeshire police said the force’s major crimes unit has taken over the investigation. David Cross, of South Brink, Wisbech was last seen on CCTV at 11.24pm on January 31 in the passageway by Nene Terrace.

He was reported missing on Sunday, February 4 by staff at the Ferry Project, Wisbech.

David Cross, of South Brink, Wisbech was last seen on CCTV at 11.24pm on January 31 in the passageway by Nene Terrace, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

David Cross, of South Brink, Wisbech was last seen on CCTV at 11.24pm on January 31 in the passageway by Nene Terrace, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

David, who is 35 and originally from King’s Lynn, is described as slim, 5’10”, with dark brown hair and was last seen wearing a grey or black hooded jumper, dark jeans, and light trainers.

David Cross, of South Brink, Wisbech was last seen on CCTV at 11.24pm on January 31 in the passageway by Nene Terrace, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

David Cross, of South Brink, Wisbech was last seen on CCTV at 11.24pm on January 31 in the passageway by Nene Terrace, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

DI Rich Stott said: “We are extremely concerned about David’s whereabouts and what may have happened to him, given the length of time he has been missing and the unexpected nature of his disappearance.

“We are keen to hear from anyone who has seen David since January 31 or has any information about his whereabouts. “Any information, no matter how small, could prove crucial to finding him.

David Cross, of South Brink, Wisbech was last seen on CCTV at 11.24pm on January 31 in the passageway by Nene Terrace, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

David Cross, of South Brink, Wisbech was last seen on CCTV at 11.24pm on January 31 in the passageway by Nene Terrace, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

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“As time goes on we have to consider all possibilities about what has happened to David and one of those lines of enquiry is that he may have come to harm.”

David Cross, of South Brink, Wisbech was last seen on CCTV at 11.24pm on January 31 in the passageway by Nene Terrace, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

David Cross, of South Brink, Wisbech was last seen on CCTV at 11.24pm on January 31 in the passageway by Nene Terrace, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Major Crime Unit police on 101, via the Major Incident Public Portal or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or via their online reporting system.

A social media campaign which has been highlighting David’s disappearance for some weeks, said he was last seen at the Ferry Project on January 31 where he had been staying.

David Cross, of South Brink, Wisbech was last seen on CCTV at 11.24pm on January 31 in the passageway by Nene Terrace, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

David Cross, of South Brink, Wisbech was last seen on CCTV at 11.24pm on January 31 in the passageway by Nene Terrace, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

“He has links to all surrounding towns and villages,” said the ‘Help Find David Cross’ Facebook post.

“So spread this far and wide.

“David is very approachable and friendly in nature.”

 

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