Renewed police appeal for missing Banbury man

Missing Banbury man Andy Lever
Missing Banbury man Andy Lever

Thames Valley Police continues to appeal for the public’s assistance to locate a 41-year-old man reported missing on Saturday from Portway, Banbury.

Andrew Mark Lever, called Andy, was last seen by family on the evening of Saturday, May 17 and may possibly be in the Cambridgeshire or Lincolnshire areas.

He may have travelled towards the Chatteris or Peterborough areas of Cambridgeshire or the Spalding area of Lincolnshire.

He is white, about 5ft 10ins tall, with short brown hair. He has two tattoos, a Japanese symbol on one arm and black and red design on the other. He was last seen wearing a grey t-shirt and black three-quarter length jeans.

He drives a blue Ford Ka licence plate BW03.

Investigating officer, Det Insp Claire Thorngate, said: “Police are increasingly concerned for his welfare due to his state of mind when he went missing.

“I would appeal to anyone who may know his whereabouts to contact us as soon as possible. Or to Andy himself, if reading this, please make contact with police by phoning 101 to let us know that you have not come to any harm, we are concerned about your wellbeing.”

Those who have any information that can assist police to locate this missing person, please call the 24-hour non-emergency number 101 and ask to speak to Det Insp Claire Thorngate of Thames Valley Police, quoting URN 1894 17/5.

Those who do not want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at