‘Mum’s plea over missing son
The distressed mother of a missing reveller is urging people to keep searching for her son after police are growing increasingly concerned for his safety. Alan Tennant (25), of King Street, Clowne, had been on a night-out with friends in Chesterfield town centre, on Christmas Eve, but failed to turn up for the following day’s family celebrations.
Mum Jennifer Tennant said: “Alan’s friendly and happy-go lucky and works very hard and enjoys going out and wouldn’t be likely to get into any kind of trouble. There’s just no reason why he would go missing. “If anyone saw him on Christmas Eve or has seen him since they must get in touch as soon as possible.” Police believe Mr Tennant, who has two sisters, may have set off on foot for his home in freezing conditions and may have been “very drunk” following the evening out and he was reported missing by his girlfriend on Boxing day afternoon.
Derbyshire Constabulary launched a manhunt with water searches and friends and family have put up posters and pals on Facebook are appealing for as many as possible to keep looking for “one of the nicest” and most “pleasant” of guys. Ms Tennant (56), of Salvin Crescent, Clowne, added: “Alan enjoys going out but doesn’t go out that often but when he does he would often choose to walk and he’s never had problems before. “It’s become a waiting game now and we don’t know what will happen but I’m so grateful for everyone’s support. “I’d also urge people going out on New Year’s Eve to stay together in groups and always think along the lines of taking public transport or taxis.” Manchester United fan Mr Tennant, who works at Clowne’s Tesco, is white, shaven-headed, of slim-build, has two lip piercings and a pierced tongue and was wearing a red and black striped shirt, black jeans and black shoes.
Police stressed if Mr Tennant is safe he should get in touch and anyone with information which could help trace him should call Derbyshire Constabulary on 0345 123 3333.’