08 May 2017

Dyfed-Powys Police is trying to identify a man who they suspect got into difficulty in the sea, near Whitesands, St Davids, Pembrokeshire.

 The man, who has not been found, was seen in the water during the afternoon of Saturday, May 6 2017.

 Police are now urgently trying to identify the man, to build a picture of his activity leading up to Saturday and to make contact with his family.

 The description given of the man is as follows:

 White European, aged in his 60’s, of lean build, had a long face, short hair (colour unknown), and vivid/distinctive white coloured eyebrows. He was wearing a dark coloured day rucksack, dark blue/black coloured trousers, and a dark blue long sleeved shirt or jumper.

 Based on his accent, he is not thought to be from the UK.

 A brown coloured sheepskin bomber type jacket was found near to the scene where the man was last seen in the sea, which possibly belongs to the man in question, however, no ID was found with the jacket.

 During the afternoon of Saturday 6 May, HM Coastguard and RNLI teams carried out an extensive search for the man. The search was called off at around 11am [Sunday, May 7].

 Police enquiries are continuing today; anyone with any information that may assist in identifying this man, or his recent movements, is urged to make contact with them as a by calling 101.  If you are Deaf, hard of hearing, or speech impaired, text the non-emergency number on 07811 311 908.