Police are carrying out searches in Milton Keynes in connection with a missing person investigation.
Officers are conducting their search near Milton Keynes railway station, in the Granby and Netherfield areas, in the search to locate Stephen Keogh.
Stephen has been missing from Broadlands, Netherfield, since Monday, May 11, however there was a reported sighting of Stephen on May 22 in Netherfield.
Stephen is white, with dark hair, approximately 5ft 9ins and of medium build. He has a tattoo of a name on his right arm. When he was last seen he was wearing a T-shirt, blue jeans and white Reebok Classic trainers.
Det Ch Insp Vince Grey, from Milton Keynes Local CID, said: “This missing person enquiry is ongoing and the searches over the next few days will form part of our enquiries.
“Stephen is believed to have been ‘sofa-surfing’ previously and I would appeal to anyone who has had contact with him or knows of his whereabouts to speak to an officer.
“His family are becoming increasingly concerned and we would like to ensure Stephen is safe. If you see this appeal Stephen, please contact the police.
“No one should feel concerned by the searches taking place in the community however any person is welcome to approach officer in the area to speak to them. Officers will attempt to keep disruption to a minimum while the search activity is ongoing.”
Anyone with any information which may assist the investigation should call the 24-hour Thames Valley Police enquiry centre on 101, quoting URN 874 21/5.
If you do not want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers (opens new window) anonymously on 0800 555 111. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.