A SEARCH for a man missing in the Newport area has entered a second day.

Emergency services launched a search yesterday, June 14, for 70-year-old Reginald Davies, who is missing from Newport, Pembrokeshire.

Dyfed-Powys Police, posting on Facebook, wrote: “Reginald is described as being around 5 foot 6 inches tall, of slight build, with short black hair and glasses.”

Posting on Facebook last night, June 14, HM Coastguard Fishguard wrote: “Team paged to search for a missing male in the Newport area.

“Search teams from Fishguard, Moylegrove, Cardigan and Llansteffan, along with mountain rescue, police, Rnli have all spent the day searching with no result as yet.

“Search teams will deploy again in the morning.

“All the search teams would like to thank the residents, visitors & businesses of Newport for the help.”

This morning, June 15, H M Coastguard said Fishguard crew members were involved in a shoreline search, with nothing found, the service now on standby awaiting any further requests for assistance from police.

The search continued today, HM Coastguard - Moylegrove posting on Facebook: "Team re-tasked today along with HM Coastguard Fishguard, HM Coastguard Cardigan and Fishguard & Goodwick RNLI Lifeboat Station to continue the search for a missing person in Newport. Teams stood down at 4.30pm."

Anyone who has seen Reginald, or knows where he is, is urged to contact police by calling 101. If you are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech impaired text the non-emergency number on 07811 311 908.