Image of shopper released in investigation to find man living in tent on river bank

POLICE attempting to find a man thought to be living in a tent beside the River Calder have released CCTV images of a woman they are concerned about.

The woman police want to speak to

Last Friday detectives in Dewsbury said they were worried about the safety of a man who may have been living in a purple tent found pitched on the river bank in the town.

Today they have issued a further appeal to trace a woman pictured shopping in Poundland in Dewsbury, who they are urging to get in touch with officers to confirm she is safe and well.

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A receipt from the shop was discovered near the purple tent, and the woman was identified through CCTV at the shop.

The tent on the River Calder

The woman pictured, or anyone with information about her identity, are asked to call Kirklees District CID via 101.

Issuing the original appeal to find the man, Detective Inspector Stef Wiseman of Kirklees CID said, “We are keen to speak to the man pictured to verify that it was him living in the tent, and that he is OK. If anyone can assist in identifying the man pictured, has seen or heard from him recently or knows where he is now, I would ask them contact Kirklees CID via 101. Enquiries are continuing.”

The man believed to be living in the tent
The tent on the River Calder
The man believed to be living in the tent