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Man, 84, fails to return home after mobility scooter trip into Cambridge

Robin last seen in Trinity Street, Cambridge, at 11am yesterday

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An 84-year-old man believed to have used his mobility scooter to travel into Cambridge, failed to return. Police are appealing for the public’s help to find Robin Haines who has gone missing in Cambridge.

Robin was reported missing to police last night (Friday) after he failed to return to his home in Little Shelford.

“It is believed Robin used his mobility scooter, which is white and has a roof covering, to travel into Cambridge city centre yesterday morning and was expected home by lunchtime” said a Cambridgeshire police spokesperson.

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He is described as slim build, about 6’ tall, with short light grey hair and was last seen wearing a brown knitted shirt, blue quilted sleeveless jacket, dark navy trousers, and brown shoes.

Detective Inspector Mark Little said: “At the moment the last confirmed sighting we have of Robin is on CCTV footage near to a café in Trinity Street just before 11am yesterday morning.

Robin Haines, 84, was reporting missing to police last night (Friday) after he failed to return to his home in Little Shelford.

Robin Haines, 84, was reporting missing to police last night (Friday) after he failed to return to his home in Little Shelford.

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“We have many officers working to find Robin, however I am now asking for the public’s help to report any sightings of him to us as a matter of urgency.

“To not return home and not be in contact is very out of character and understandably his family are incredibly worried about him.”

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Anyone with information is asked to contact police either via the online reporting form, web chat service or by calling 101.

 

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