Police searching for missing Wilford man

Nottinghamshire Police

Officers are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing Wilford man and are appealing to the public for help.

Michael Bugg, 39, has not been seen since leaving the Southbank Bar in West Bridgford at around 1.10am on Sunday, 21 August 2016.

Michael Bugg


Extensive searches are being carried out in the area adjacent to the River Trent. Specialist boat teams have also been deployed to assist with the search.

Det Ch Insp Karen Pearson of Nottinghamshire Police said: “It is very out of character for Mr Bugg to go missing.

“He has had no contact with family or friends and has not attended work – all of which is causing concern for those who know Mr Bugg.

“We have a large number of officers and specialist teams working to try and locate Mr Bugg today. However, the public could be our greatest asset.

“We are asking for anybody who may have heard from him to get in touch. We are also asking for people maybe out walking dogs in the area to keep an eye out

“We would also urge everyone to look at the picture of Mr Bugg and to let us know if they have seen him since the last sighting.”

Mr Bugg is described as white and around 5ft 7ins tall. He is of medium build with short, light brown hair and was wearing a blue shirt, dark grey trousers and brown shoes.

Anyone with information which might assist is asked to call Nottinghamshire Police immediately on 101 quoting incident number 902 of 21 August 2016. If you think you know where he is or see him, please call 999.