The search for missing Edgemead Western Province Athletics board member, Allen Barnes, who vanished last week on Saturday has been extended to Johannesburg as police follow up on information that he boarded a flight from Cape Town International Airport.
Allen Barnes, 53, was last seen leaving his leaving his Edgemead home in a silver Toyota Corolla on Saturday just after 3am.
He was believed to be on his way to an athletics club event that was being held at the Strandfontein Pavilion.
According to the Cape Times a reliable source revealed that Barnes allegedly parked his car at a mall, and was driven by an e-hailing service to the airport were he allegedly boarded a flight.
Police spokesperson FC van Wyk said, Barnes allegedly boarding a flight was a lead they were investigating.
According to the Cape Times efforts to reach the family or his fiancée have been futile.
Elton Davids, Cape Town Sport Council chairperson who is handling media queries on behalf of the Barnes’ family, said the family dismissed claims that he was in Johannesburg because police had not yet found him.