Posted: Sun 3rd Apr 2022

Police continuing to appeal for information to trace missing 18-year-old in Chester

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This article is old - Published: Sunday, Apr 3rd, 2022

Police searching for missing student Emmanuel Chikwa have issued new CCTV image as they continue to appeal for information.
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The 18-year-old was reported missing to police on Friday 1 April.
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Following further enquiries, officers have now released a new image of Emmanuel which shows him walking near to the suspension bridge in Chester City Centre at 2.44am on Monday 28 March. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

In the CCTV image he is wearing a distinctive dark coloured jacket with a white stripe across the chest and his left arm. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Emmanuel, who is originally from Sheffield, is described as black, 5′ 7″ tall, of a slight build with a shaven head and wears glasses. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

He was last seen wearing a dark coloured jacket, a grey t-shirt, black trousers and black shoes. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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Detective Sergeant Simon Owen said: “Officers have been out and about across the city continuing the search for Emmanuel. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“This is extremely out of character for Emmanuel and we are concerned for his welfare. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“We have been following a number of enquiries which has resulted in a further CCTV image of Emmanuel which shows him walking through the city centre in the early hours of 28 March. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“With this new sighting, we now know Emmanuel was wearing a distinctive jacket so I would appeal to anyone who may have seen him, or someone who matching his description to please get in touch. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“The same goes to anyone with CCTV in and around the suspension bridge area of Chester along with dashcam and smart doorbell footage as this may help us. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“I’m also continuing to appeal directly to Emmanuel, please contact us to let us know that you are safe and well.”
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Anyone within any information in relation to the whereabouts of Emmanuel asked to contact Cheshire Police via the website or call 101, quoting IML 1235742. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Alternatively information can be reported anonymously to the Crimestoppers website or call 0800 555 111. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​


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