Family of missing Polegate man Brian Imison urge him to get in touch

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The family of missing Polegate man, Brian Imison have urged for him to get in touch.

The 63-year-old, who lives in Black Path, went missing on Wednesday after failing to turn up for a pre-arranged meeting and he has not been heard from since then.

Today, Brian’s daughter Natalie Cumbers, son Stuart Talbot, along with Sue Davidson, his sister, have issued a joint statement appealing for him to come home.

“The family strongly urge Brian to please get in touch, just to let us know he is safe and well. Please text, ring or write. We are all very worried about him. If anyone has any information, no matter how small, please contact Sussex police on 101 ref.0539 27/3.

“We would like to thank everyone for their help in spreading the word on social media.”

Brian was last seen on Wednesday. According to the family, police automatic number plate recognition cameras picked up Mr Imison’s bronze-coloured Toyota Corolla/Corona on Wednesday, but the vehicle has not been seen since then.

He had been due to meet his landlord just after midday but failed to attend the meeting. Described as “a very private person”, Mr Imison’s family said they had not heard from him for a couple of weeks.

Brian is described as white, about 5ft 6in tall, medium build and with short greying hair. It is not known what he was wearing when he left his address, but he wears glasses.

He worked at a number of bureau de change shops in Eastbourne, Brighton, Hove, Shoreham and Worthing until he retired in January 2012. His interests include flameco dancing and he attends a Spanish dance class in Eastbourne. His other passion in fishing.

A police spokesperson said: “We are concerned for Brian and would like him to make contact with either the police or his family so we can ensure he is safe and well.

“If anyone thinks they know of Brian’s whereabouts, or have seen him locally, then we would ask them to call us as soon as possible on 101, quoting serial 0539 of 27 March.”