Police appeal for information as they hunt for missing Loughton man

POLICE are appealing for information regarding the whereabouts of a 47-year-old man who has been missing for more than three weeks.

Anthony Whitefield has not been seen since February 8 when he left his partner’s home to visit a friend.

Mr Whitefield, known as Tony, lived with his 15-year-old daughter in Bryony Close, Loughton.

The teenager is being looked after by her older sister.

Mr Whitefield, who up until last year worked as a mini cab driver, is described as 5ft 8in, slim, with short greying hair.

He has five children, four by his ex-wife who now lives in France.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police immediately on 0300 333 4444, or call the Missing People charity, in confidence, on 0500 700 700.