New appeal in search for Thomas Lamb

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Police have issued a fresh appeal as the search for Abronhill man Thomas Lamb continues.

The 79-year-old’s last confirmed sighting was on Saturday, July 2, when he got off a Stagecoach X25 bus on Moss Road, not far from Oak Road, at 6.23pm. He boarded the bus 13 minutes earlier at Cumbernauld Town Centre.

Mr Lamb is 5 feet 8 inches tall, has grey hair, a light build and walks slowly. He is believed to have been wearing a black anorak, multicoloured jumper with shirt and blue trousers.

Inspector Vincent Ferris said: “Mr Lamb’s family are extremely worried about him.

“To refresh people’s memory the night he went missing was the night of the Germany vs Italy quarter-final in the Euro 2016 Championship.

“Officers are working to establish where Mr Lamb went after he got off the bus, however we need help from members of the public. We would particularly like to speak to passengers on the Stagecoach X25 bus which left Cumbernauld Town Centre around 6.10pm, especially those who got off at the same stop as Mr Lamb in Moss Road near Oak Road at 6.23pm.

“From CCTV we can see that a number of other passengers got off the bus at this stop so if you may have seen Mr Lamb please do get in touch.

“We are also appealing to any members of the public and passing motorists who were in the vicinity of Moss Road/Oak Road around this time and who may have dashcam footage or information on any possible sightings or a direction of travel for Mr Lamb to contact officers.

“There is a further possible sighting of Mr Lamb sometime later walking through the underpass from Lime Crescent beneath Forest Road, in the direction of the forestry area to the south of Forest Road. Again, I would like to speak to anyone who was in the area and may have seen him there. Similarly, if any residents have private CCTV systems, could they also get in touch.

“Finally I would continue to ask that local residents in the Abronhill area continue to check their gardens and any outbuildings in case Mr Lamb has sought shelter there.

“Anyone with information regarding Mr Lamb’s whereabouts is asked to contact officers at Cumbernauld Police Office on 101.”