Apprehensive mother and father of a Dudley man who vanished in Madrid greater than three weeks in the past declare he was mugged shortly earlier than his disappearance.
Now Nixon Smith’s heartbroken mother and pa have made an emotional plea for data on the whereabouts of their much-loved son.
Nixon, 23, missed his flight residence from Madrid on November 19 after he was mugged and misplaced all of his possessions.
He hasn’t been heard from since.
Panicked mother and father Diane, 50 and Dave Smith, 52, are “nervous his sick” concerning the Geography graduate – reviews the Mirror .
Diane, from Stourbridge, stated: “I’m nervous sick about him as he’s in a really susceptible state with no cash, no telephone and solely the garments on his again.
“He is very household oriented so when Nixon did not message his brother on his birthday final week, we knew one thing wasn’t fairly proper.”
Nixon final spoke to his mother and father on November 17 after he was given an emergency passport from the British Consulate in Malaga.
However he by no means returned residence days later as anticipated.
The College of London graduate was final identified to be at Madrid airport on November 19 at 22.32pm – the time of his flight.
Diane, who works in finance, contacted the airline with which Nixon was flying to seek out solely half of the primary half of the journey had been used from Malaga to Madrid, and he didn’t get the connecting flight to Birmingham.
Diane, who has one other son, 25-year-old Jake, added: “We had been in common contact with him and he’d been travelling throughout Spain since October.
“He was prepared to come back residence and regardless of Nixon not having his telephone after it was stolen he was nonetheless capable of name us as he is aware of his dad’s telephone quantity off-by-heart.”
The couple say they’re ‘baffled’ by what has occurred and they should know the place he’s.
Initially deemed a ‘medium threat’ lacking particular person by Spanish police, this has now been elevated to ‘excessive threat’ – attributable to it being out of character and him not having any belongings.
Nixon is of a slim construct, with piercings on his eyebrow, nostril and lip and a tattoo of a pin-up lady on his higher left arm.
Family and friends have shared appeals for assist extensively on social media.
One shut pal wrote: “Nixon could be very putting, he is bought a particular Mulan tattoo on his upper-left arm, a big flower on his proper arm, varied piercings, very very curly darkish hair and he likes to sing from time-to-time.”
British Police have requested CCTV footage from Madrid airport within the hope of discovering Nixon.
PC Alexandra Webb, from West Mercia Police, stated: “Nixon has not made any contact together with his associates or household in two weeks now and we have gotten more and more involved for his welfare.
“We might additionally ask anybody who could have seen or heard from him to please contact police. Irrespective of how insignificant you could suppose it’s, any data is effective.”
A spokesperson from the Overseas and Commonwealth Workplace stated: “We’re supporting the household of a British man who has been reported lacking in Spain.
“Our employees are involved with the Spanish authorities and UK police.”