A Derbyshire mum has issued a desperate plea to help find her son, who has been missing for more than a week.
Christopher Coleby was last seen at around 6.15am on Friday, July 17 in Corbar Woods Lane, Buxton.
The 32-year-old, who previously lived in Manchester, was staying with his parents at their Peak District home after they became concerned about his mental health.
But, his mum Tracey has not seen him for 10 days, and is desperate for her son to “come home safe”.
She says Mr Coleby’s phone is switched off, adding that he only had £20 with him when she last saw him.
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Speaking to the Manchester Evening News, Tracey said: “He lives in Manchester but he has been struggling, so he has been staying with us for the last 12 weeks in Buxton.
“He had gone out for most of the week camping but had come back in the afternoon twice on Wednesday and Thursday.
“He came in Friday morning and I saw him for about five or ten minutes before I went to work.
“He said he would be back at the beginning of the week, but his phone is turned off, he has no ID, no bank cards and only had £20 with him.
“We were concerned about his mental health for the whole three months and we are concerned about his welfare.
“For the last 12 weeks we have been concerned about him – he hasn’t accepted any help and he has refused to be assessed.”
Mr Coleby is described as white and of slim build, with a bald head and a beard.
Police say he was wearing light grey jogging bottoms, a blue t-shirt, a blue Berghaus jacket with a hood, and black walking boots when last seen.
He was also carrying a large backpack with a green camping mat attached to the bottom.
Tracey added: “We just want him to come home safe. He normally lives in Old Trafford, he has a lot of friends in the Manchester area.
“If he has contacted any of them, can they let us know. We have done some missing posters and have been putting them out and about in Manchester.”
If you have seen Mr Coleby, or know of his whereabouts, please contact Derbyshire police by calling 101, quoting reference number 865 of July 21.
You can also contact the police via the social media channels listed below:
- Facebook – send a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary
- Twitter – direct message the police contact centre on @DerPolContact
- Website – complete the online contact form www.derbyshire.police.uk/Contact-Us
You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.