Search intensifies for missing St Austell man Anthony Haley


The search for a missing Cornwall man in his 40s has intensified as emergency services and his family remain concerned for his well-being.

Anthony Haley, 42, of St Austell, was last seen around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday (September 22).

Police, coast guards, mountain search and rescue teams and people who know Anthony are looking for him – with the search intensifying in recent days.

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The search for Anthony, classified as “high risk”, has been underway since Wednesday evening, with police asking for information on his fate since Thursday.

Emergency services are mainly looking in the St Austell area, with his family claiming he could be on one of the coastal paths nearby, or in the areas around Gorran or Mevagissey.

The East Cornwall Search and Rescue Team said on Friday it had assisted Devon and Cornwall Police in the search in the Pnetewan Valley area.

The team posted on social media: “His work vehicle was located on Wednesday, and St Austell Police carried out initial searches and contacted the team for further assistance.

“This included searches of large, rugged woodlands and the Pentewan Valley countryside that continued throughout Thursday and into the evening, then all Friday.



Anthony Haley has been reported missing in the St Austell area

The St Austell and Mevagissey Coast Guard teams, the National Police Air Service HQ Police Helicopter and Mountain Rescue Search Dogs England have all been involved in efforts to locate him in coastal and inland areas. .

“Police investigations are continuing and our volunteers will be involved in further searches throughout the weekend.

Anyone who sees him, or has information about his whereabouts, should immediately call 999 and quote 622 9/22/21.

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