SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean police said on Thursday they are
searching for the mayor of Seoul, Park Won-soon, after his daughter
reported him missing.
Park Won-soon et al. posing for the camera: FILE PHOTO: Park Won-soon,
candidate for mayor of Seoul, celebrates his victory in Seoul©
Reuters/Kim Hong-Ji FILE PHOTO: Park Won-soon, candidate for mayor of
Seoul, celebrates his victory in Seoul
The Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency said officers were searching for
him around Sungbuk-dong, a district in northern Seoul, where his phone
signal was last detected.
His daughter reported him missing at 5:17 p.m. (0817 GMT) and said his
phone was off, the police said.
Park, who has been the mayor of Seoul since 2011, is seen as a potential
presidential hopeful for the liberals in the 2022 presidential
(Reporting by Cynthia Kim and Hyonhee Shin; Editing by Alex Richardson)