Waltham Forest Echo

Waltham Forest Echo

Appeal to find Leyton man who vanished last June

He told family he was camping on the Isle of Wight but never used his ferry ticket

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Marcin Demkowski (credit: Met)
By Victoria Munro 28 April 2022

Police are appealing for any information to help find a Leyton man who went missing last June.Police are appealing for any information to help find a Leyton man who went missing last June.

Marcin Demkowski, aged 41, told family he was going camping on the Isle of Wight but, despite booking a ticket for 18th June 2021, never boarded the ferry.Marcin Demkowski, aged 41, told family he was going camping on the Isle of Wight but, despite booking a ticket for 18th June 2021, never boarded the ferry.

The Polish national, whose last known address was in Leyton, was seen on CCTV using his bank card in Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire on 30th June that year.The Polish national, whose last known address was in Leyton, was seen on CCTV using his bank card in Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire on 30th June that year.

However, he has not been seen or heard from since.However, he has not been seen or heard from since.

PC Dan Cooper, from the Met’s North East Missing Persons Unit, said: “It has been almost 11 months since Marcin’s family last had contact with him and they are understandably very worried about what has happened.PC Dan Cooper, from the Met’s North East Missing Persons Unit, said: “It has been almost 11 months since Marcin’s family last had contact with him and they are understandably very worried about what has happened.

“We are doing everything we can to get answers for them and we need the public’s help. We urge everyone to look at this image to check whether they saw Marcin last June or any time since.”“We are doing everything we can to get answers for them and we need the public’s help. We urge everyone to look at this image to check whether they saw Marcin last June or any time since.”

Marcin is white, with short greying hair, a greying beard and a tattoo of a scorpion on his left upper arm. Marcin is white, with short greying hair, a greying beard and a tattoo of a scorpion on his left upper arm.

He was last seen wearing a blue baseball cap, blue denim jeans and Timberland boots.He was last seen wearing a blue baseball cap, blue denim jeans and Timberland boots.

Anyone with information should call police on 101 or tweet @MetCC with reference 4570/25April.Anyone with information should call police on 101 or tweet @MetCC with reference 4570/25April.