Police say concern is growing for missing Swindon man

By Jessica Durston - 19 October 2021

  • James Phillips

    James Phillips

Wiltshire Police are still investigating a missing person report for James Phillips.

The 19-year-old was reported missing last Friday - 15 October - and officers say despite detailed and extensive searches, he has not been found.

The force believe James left his home address in the Blunsdon area some time between midnight on Thursday 14 October and 9am on Friday 15 October.

Over the weekend and during the beginning of this week police officers, assisted by Wiltshire Search and Rescue, carried out searches across Swindon but have had no confirmed sightings.

James is described as being mixed heritage, about 5ft 10in tall, of slim build with short black hair. He also wears glasses.

He is thought to be wearing a black suit, white shirt and black leather shoes.

Wiltshire Police issued the following statement: "If James is reading this appeal then we would urge him to get in touch, either with the police or with a friend or family member, to let us know he is safe."

Members of the public who know where he might be should contact the Police immediately on 999 quoting log 74 of 15 October (15/10/21).

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