CCTV issued of missing Poole man David Benham

POLICE have issued CCTV images of the last known sighting of a missing Poole man.

David Benham has not been seen since leaving Poole Hospital at around 6.30pm on Sunday (February 26).

The 56-year-old was on foot and appeared to be heading in the direction of Poole Park on Parkstone Road, police said.

David is described as five feet six inches tall and of stocky build with short greying black hair and a receding hairline as well as a black moustache.

He was wearing a black knee length coat that is red inside the hood and a baby blue T-shirt underneath as well as grey baggy check trousers and black trainers.

Inspector Jon Wasey, of Dorset Police’s Missing Person Support Team, said: “We remain concerned for David’s welfare and are renewing our appeal for anyone with information to come forward.

“We have now obtained CCTV images of David leaving the hospital that show the clothing he was wearing and I am hoping they may jog someone’s memory. Also, I would be keen to hear from anyone who has located any discarded clothing matching the ones pictured.

“I am appealing to any motorists who were travelling near to Poole Hospital between 6.25pm and 7pm on Sunday to please check their dashcam for any footage that may help with showing David’s movements on the day he was last seen.

“Finally, if you see this appeal David, please get in touch with us or your family and let us know where you are. We all just want to make sure you are okay.”

Anyone with information or knowledge as to David’s whereabouts should contact Dorset Police via or on 101, quoting incident number 55230030955.

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