Body believed to be Denby man

A BODY found in fields in Nottinghamshire is believed to be that of 51-year-old Anthony Atkinson who has been missing since Sunday, September 11, police say.

Mr Atkinson left his home on Derby Road, Denby, at noon to go to Belper but he did not return. He was driving a silver Vauxhall Vectra. At the time of going to press, police were yet to formally identify the body.

Mr Atkinson is white, five feet five inches tall, with thinning, receding dark brown hair. He wears glasses and was dressed in grey jeans.

He was driving a silver Vauxhall Vectra.

Anyone who has seen Mr Atkinson or knows where he is should contact the police on 0345 123 33 33.