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Police boat patrols Ilford park pond in search for missing man last seen in Ilford

PUBLISHED: 11:17 30 January 2018 | UPDATED: 11:28 30 January 2018

Police comb pond in Ilford park in search for missing man Seyed Khan. Photo: Margaret Curmis

Police comb pond in Ilford park in search for missing man Seyed Khan. Photo: Margaret Curmis

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Police are combing an Ilford park pond as part of an ongoing investigation to locate a missing man last seen in Ilford.

Police comb South Park in Ilford in search for missing man Seyed Khan. Photo: Margaret CurmisPolice comb South Park in Ilford in search for missing man Seyed Khan. Photo: Margaret Curmis

Officers are searching South Park, in South Park Road, to locate Seyed Khan.

Seyed, 49, was last seen at work in A-Z carpets, 717-719 High Road, at around 5pm on January 24.

He stepped outside to take a phone call and has not been seen or heard from since.

He is described as an Asian man, around 5ft 9ins tall, of medium build with short black hair.

Seyed Khan. Photo: Met PoliceSeyed Khan. Photo: Met Police

At the time of his disappearance he was wearing blue jeans, a black jacket and grey trainers.

Seyed was reported missing from Thamesmead, which he is known to frequent along with Plumstead, Woolwich and Ilford.

The Met’s Homicide and Major Crime Command has taken over the investigation in to his whereabouts under the supervision of Detective Inspector Richard Leonard.

DI Leonard said: “It is completely out of character for Mr Khan to be missing and we are deeply concerned to find his whereabouts. I urge anyone with information to contact my team without delay.”

Call the investigating team with information on 0208 721 4622, on 101 or tweet @MetCC.

To remain anonymous call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 11

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