Police warning over dangerous missing man

Richard Powell.
Richard Powell.
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POLICE are hunting for a missing man who they have warned may be dangerous.

Richard Powell, 36, was last seen on Friday, September 4, at about 8.30pm in Wharfdale Road, Islington.

He has mental health issues and may be in possession of a knife.

On previous occasions when missing he has spent time in Birmingham, Coventry and Edinburgh. He has also been known to frequent the Covent Garden and South Bank areas of London.

He is described as a light skinned black male, 6ft 2ins and of medium build.

He was last seen wearing a black and white chequered jacket, black tracksuit trousers and a baseball cap.

If seen, do not approach but call 999.

Anyone with information as to Richard’s whereabouts is urged to contact Islington Missing Persons Unit on 020 7421 0369.