Cathays man Michael Brickal, 42, reported missing

By David Flett

Police are asking for help to find missing person Michael Brickal.

Michael, 42, is missing from his flat in Cathays and was last seen on Saturday (September 11).

He is known to visit Riverside and the city centre and is described as 6ft 1in tall and of stocky build, with brown eyes and short hair.

Anybody with information on Michael's whereabouts or thinks that they might have seen him, can message South Wales Police by using the following link: https://www.south-wales.police.uk/contact/af/contact-us/us/contact-us/provide-more-information-to-be-added-to-a-crime-report/

According to the Missing People charity, somebody is reported missing every 90 seconds in the UK, equating to a total of 170,000 people.

Of that number, almost 98,000 are adults and more than 70,000 are children.

The charity also states that 75 per cent of adults are found within the first 24 hours of being reported missing and 85 per cent are found within two days, while five per cent are not found in the first week.

For children, the respective figures are 80 per cent, 90 per cent and two per cent.

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