Search for missing Briton not seen since July in Portugal

in World · 25-10-2018 10:49:00 · 1 Comments

Authorities in Portugal are assisting in the search for a British man who has been missing since July and was last seen in the Sertã area, in the Castelo Branco district.

Joel Eldridge (pictured left and right), who is 29 and has family in Bexhill, Sussex in the UK, is described as being white and 5’ 10” and has not made contact with friends or family since the middle of July 2018.
His family believes that he may have since travelled to the Algarve and could be doing casual labouring work, or busking with his black acoustic guitar.

Joel’s family ask that if anyone has any information on his whereabouts and welfare, to please contact the Polícia Judiciária in Coimbra on 239 863 000, the Sussex Police in the UK on (+44) 1273 470101, quoting Operation Lyra, or the British Consulate in Portugal on 21 392 4000.


I am Joel's mum. This is not like Joel. Something has happened and we do not believe he has left the Serta/Coimbra region. Wherever Joel is, or what ever the situation, we want him home and will do all we can to help him. Please help if you can

By jacqueline eldridge from UK on 26-10-2018 07:34
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