Former St Helens, Wigan and Bradford prop Bryn Hargreaves has been reported as a missing person.
The 36-year-old retired from playing rugby league in 2012 at the age of 26 and then moved to the USA.
Hargreaves now lives in the Cheat Lake area on Monongalia Country, West Virginia.
The Monongalia County Sheriff’s office are seeking the public’s help in finding Hargreaves.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Sheriff’s department or leave messages on the Sheriff’s Facebook page.
Monongalia Country Sheriff’s Office statement on Bryn Hargreaves
A full statement published from the Monongalia County Sheriff’s Office read: “On January 16, 2022, Monongalia County Sheriff’s Deputies were notified of a missing male. Bryn Hargreaves is 36 years of age, originally from England and resides in the Cheat Lake area of Morgantown, WV.
“He was last seen approximately two weeks ago. He is described as a white male with brown hair, 6’2”, 220 pounds and has a tattoo of a family crest on his right arm.
“Anyone who has information can contact the Sheriff’s Department at 304-291-7260, or leave private messages on the Sheriff’s Department Facebook page.
“This release was authorized by Sheriff Perry Palmer.”
Hargreaves’ former team-mate Paul Sculthorpe tweeted: “Please RT. He’s a good fella Bryn… hopefully he is found safe and well.”
— Paul Sculthorpe MBE (@PScully13) January 17, 2022
— St.Helens R.F.C. (@Saints1890) January 18, 2022
Hargreaves began his career with hometown club Wigan, making 28 appearances. He was selected for the Lancashire Academy squad in 2004 and the England Academy squad the same year.
The former prop played 115 games for Saints and won the 2007 World Club Challenge and 2008 Challenge Cup with the club.
He also played in three Grand Finals for Saints. He was selected in the Wales national squad after qualifying to play for the nation through family heritage.
Hargreaves then spent two seasons with Bradford between 2011-12, making 54 appearances. He retired from playing at the end of the 2012 campaign.