[Updated: Found] Missing: Whiston Hospital Paramedic Alan Gribben
Update, 15/12/06: Merseyside Police can confirm that a body believed to be that of 51-year-old Alan Gribben, has been found in Halsnead Park, Whiston, this morning, Thursday, 15 December.
Mr Gribben was reported as missing from his home in St Helens on Monday, 12 December.
At this stage the death is not believed to be suspicious. Officers have informed the family but he is yet to be formally identified.
A post mortem examination will take place to establish the cause of death.
Merseyside Police is becoming increasingly concerned for the whereabouts of St Helens man Alan Gribben, who has been missing since Monday 12 December.
Alan, aged 51, is from Columbine Way. He is described as white, around 5ft 10in, of medium build and usually wears glasses.
Alan is clean shaven, has short grey hair and is tanned. He has a liver bird tattoo on his upper left arm.
It is believed that when last seen, Alan was wearing a short-sleeved, light blue checked shirt, blue jeans, and dark blue canvas shoes.
Alan speaks with a Liverpool accent and he is known to frequent the St Helens and Knowsley areas.
Officers would urge Alan or anyone who has seen him since Sunday, 11 December to contact 101 or the Missing People Charity 116 000. Alternatively they can email the charity on 116000@missing people.org.uk.