#FindRobbie: Family makes Christmas appeal to come home

It is now  six months since Robert Gibson, the library campaigner and community activist in Upper Norwood, went missing from his home.

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Robert Gibson: his family want him safe, and home, for Christmas

Apart from a sighting on the Isle of Wight in June, there has been no other reports of his whereabouts since.

Yesterday, his brother posted this message on social media:

“Robbie if you’re seeing this, which I’m not sure if you are or not, there’s six more sleeps until Christmas and it’ll be the best present in the world for our family and your friends if you can bring yourself to bring yourself home for Christmas and it would be the best present in the world for your son Rory misses you and needs his dad home!

“I know you’re probably thinking you can’t do it, but you can. You’re a Gibson, which means you’re a fighter and things can be sorted no matter how bad you think things maybe.

“I’m really, really hoping you will see this post and come to your senses and get home or at least contact somebody.

“Look after yourself and you can ring me anytime.”

If anyone reads this and knows, or thinks they know, of Robbie Gibson’s whereabouts, or if Robert himself sees this, just a brief call would do much for all the family and friends.

The missing people number is 116 000, which is free, 24-hour and completely confidential.

FIND ROBBIE


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