Concern for missing Walberton man


POLICE are concerned about a man from Walberton who has been reported missing.

Albert, known as Albie, Golby has been reported missing from his home in Yapton Lane.

Friends became concerned after Mr Golby, a 60-year-old woodsman, left his mobile home overnight on Tuesday, April 8, with a sleeping bag and rucksack.

It is thought he might be sleeping rough in woods.

Sgt Steve Chalcraft said: “We know that Mr Golby likes going to woods. However, his friends are concerned for his welfare and have made us aware.

“We have made initial checks at Rewell Woods and Slindon and are talking to our search specialists. Other areas that have also been suggested by friends include Arundel and Goodwood.

“We urge Albert to make contact to say he is safe and well. I would ask anyone who believes they may have seen Albert to give us a call. He’s described as stocky, with grey hair, and wearing a black fleece and hoody, brown braces, jeans and silver trainers and is carrying a rucksack.

“Anyone with information as to his whereabouts is asked to call us on 101 or email”