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Search continues as police issue plea for information about Caspar Blackburn missing since night out in Sale

By Barbara Metcalfe at

The search for Caspar Blackburn is continuing today after frantic searches by family and friends failed to find him.

Caspar, 22, has been missing since he was at the Waterside in Sale on Saturday night  His friends took to Facebook yesterday to ask people to share the details of Caspar.

Late last night police put out urgent requests on social media echoing his family’s concern for Caspar. This morning they issued more details.

Caspar was last seen in Sale around 0215 on Sunday at the Slug and Lettuce Bar.  He is described as about  5 feet 8 inches tall, of medium build with ginger hair in a swept style.   He was last seen wearing a light blue polo shirt,  blue jeans and brown smart shoes.

Caspar Blackburn hasn’t been seen since the early hours of Sunday morning

They said: “We are doing everything to locate Caspar to ensure he is safe and well. We are keen to reunite him with his family, who are understandably very worried.

And today Detective Inspector Carl Gilbert said” Caspar has not been seen now since Sunday and this is completely out of character for him.

“His family are extremely worried about him and I would urge you to get in touch with police if you see Caspar or know where he is.”

His car remains outside his friend’s house where it has been since Saturday.  His friend Billy Hayes said on Facebook: “Anyone who knows Caspar will know he doesn’t like leaving his car anywhere, he’s not been home and his mobile phone is off. No one has been able to get hold of him, his mum is worried sick.”

Friends have been using social media to try to find Caspar including sharing this poster

A number of friends and his family went out last night to look for him along the routes he could have taken in the early hours the morning.

Billy asks anyone with information to get in touch via his Facebook page or at  #FindCasparBlackburn. Alternatively anyone with information can contact police on 101, quoting reference MP/17/0110152 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.