Missing Rugby man Gerry Coyle still not found

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A MAN who went missing on Snowdon at the end of October has still not been found, North Wales Police have said.

65-year-old Gerry Coyle, a keen photographer, was on the mountain alone taking pictures when he disappeared around three weeks ago.

Gerry had been staying at the Padarn Lake Hotel in Llanberis and left there at about 11am on October 25 stating his intention to walk to the summit of Snowdon.

Following a text he sent to his wife it is believed he took the train to the top of the mountain and he was last seen at about 1pm in the summit café. He has not been seen since.

Since that time Mr Coyle has failed to make contact or respond to calls from his family and friends and so the emergency services were alerted on Saturday.

North Wales Police and Ogwen Mountain Rescue Team supported by the RAF Mountain Rescue and helicopter, NEWSAR (North East Wales Search and Rescue) and SARDA (Search and Rescue Dog Association Wales) have been searching the area since this time.

Mr Coyle is 5’3 tall of medium build and bald with short greying hair on the sides and a grey beard. He was wearing a green fleece top, green trousers and wide brimmed hat with a camouflage pattern. It is also thought Mr Coyle would have been carrying photography equipment including a tripod, although this would probably have been in a black bag or a backpack.

Anyone with information should contact North Wales Police on 101 or alternatively via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.