- Title: File footage of Seoul mayor who's reported missing, police begins search
- Date: 9th July 2020
- Summary: SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA (FILE - JUNE 5, 2015) (REUTERS) ***WARNING: CONTAINS FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY*** PARK WALKING INTO MEETING ROOM AND TAKING HIS SEAT FOR MEETING ON MERS OUTBREAK PARK SPEAKING
- Embargoed: 23rd July 2020 11:49
- Keywords: Park Won-soon Seoul Seoul Mayor South Korea file missing
- Location: SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA
- City: SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA
- Country: South Korea
- Topics: Government/Politics
- Reuters ID: LVA007CM36HC7
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text:South Korean police said on Thursday (July 9) they are searching for the mayor of Seoul, Park Won-soon, after his daughter reported him missing.
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 elections.
(Production: Soohyun Mah, Hyunyoung Yi)
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