Brighton pensioner missing for more than a week

Posted On 18 Jun 2015 at 8:44 pm

Concern is growing for a Brighton pensioner who has been missing for more than a week.

Sussex Police said: “Police are trying to trace 81-year-old Michael Burtenshaw, who has gone missing from his home in Somerset Street, Kemp Town.

Michael Burtenshaw

Michael Burtenshaw

“He was last seen at home on (Tuesday) 9 June but his disappearance was only reported to police on Wednesday afternoon (17 June).

“Mr Burtenshaw is described as white, 5ft 6in, of slim build, clean shaven, with short, thinning grey hair and blue eyes.

“He often wears a knee-length woollen coat and may be wearing dark trousers. He walks with a slight stoop and is known to keep himself to himself.”

Anyone seeing Mr Burtenshaw or who knows where he may be is asked to phone Sussex Police on 101 or email

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