Kirton in Lindsey

Found: Vulnerable man with Asperger’s missing from Kirton in Lindsey

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Update: Simon has been found safe and well following a search with the assistance of Lincolnshire and Nottingham Search and Rescue volunteers.


A vulnerable man with Asperger’s hasn’t been seen since leaving his home in Kirton in Lindsey to go to work on Monday.

Simon Rouse, 37, left his home at around 8.50am on Monday, April 16, to go to work and he hasn’t taken the medication he needed last night.

Humberside Police received a reported sighting of Simon on Cole Street in Scunthorpe at around 3.15pm on Monday.

It is now believed Simon has potentially travelled to Lincoln by bus, police said.

Simon has access to money and has a bus pass with him, but his mobile phone is switched off.

Simon Rouse is missing and hasn’t been seen since leaving his home in Kirton Lindsey on Monday. Photo: Humberside Police

He is described as white, five foot eight, of average build and clean shaven with receding blonde hair.

Simon was wearing a green/grey jacket, jeans and trainers and he walks in a distinctive fashion, police said.

Anyone who has seen Simon or has any information on his whereabouts should contact police on 101 quoting log number 460 of April 16.