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DJ Derek Missing: 'Britain's Oldest DJ' Not Seen In Three Weeks, Family Says

24/07/2015 10:34 BST | Updated 24/07/2015 15:59 BST

Britain's oldest DJ has reportedly disappeared and not been since for nearly a month.

Derek Morris, 73, known as "DJ Derek", appeared in Dizzee Rascal's 'Dirtee Disco'. Derek, from Bristol, has not been seen by his family for three weeks.

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DJ Derek

His niece Jennifer posted to his Facebook page: ""Has anyone seen Derek in the last three weeks? This is urgent please let us know. Police are now informed and he is being treated as a missing person."

She tweeted:

Bristol locals, including mayor George Ferguson, said they would do what they could to help.

Geoff Barrow, of West country band Portishead, also tweeted:

Avon & Somerset Police appealed for anyonewith information to get in touch.