Concern growing for missing 24-year-old man from Hitchin area as helicopter mounts search

Police are currently searching for Shane Nightingale. Picture: Herts police

Police are currently searching for Shane Nightingale. Picture: Herts police - Credit: Archant

A 24-year-old man from the Hitchin area went missing today – and with a helicopter deployed looking for him, police have now appealed for the public’s help.

Shane Nightingale last made contact at around 2.45pm this afternoon, when he spoke to a family member.

Concerns for his welfare are now growing, and a number of officers are searching for him.

He is described as a white man, around 5ft 6in tall, and is slim with short blonde hair.

Anyone who sees Shane, or has any information about where he might be, should call 101 immediately.


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