Missing man search switches to Dawlish

By Paul James in Emergency Services

A SEARCH for a missing man from Exeter switched to Dawlish last night.

Police and coastguards scoured the resort for 53-year-old Paul Whatley who was last seen at his Topsham Road home in the city yesterday at 3am.

He is slim, 5ft 9ins tall and thought to be wearing a navy blue jacket, blue tracksuit bottoms and trainers.

A police spokesman said he was believed to be in the Dawlish/Exeter area. 

It’s thought he may have been in the Dawlish town centre and seafront area during the day.

Anyone who has seen Paul (pictured), or knows of his whereabouts, is asked to contact Devon and Cornwall police on 101 quoting incident number 0542 06/06/17.