Ignacio Echeverria is still missing after the London terror attack
HSBC bank worker Ignacio Echeverria’s family say they have been unable to contact him since Saturday night.
The 39-year-old, from Las Rozas near Madrid, is understood to have been on his way home after skating in a park with friends when he tried to save the unidentified woman’s life.
Pals he was with at the time have said they last saw him lying on the pavement. He was reportedly seen attempting to defend a woman with his skateboard.
Ignacio was in the London Bridge area with friends when the terror attacks happened
Red Cross in Madrid
The friends and Ignacio’s family have been unable to locate him despite calls to the Spanish consulate, police and hospitals in the area.
He is described as around 5ft 8ins tall, and was wearing jeans, size 7.5 Vans black trainers and a dark top, as well as a gold chain.
It is thought he may have been carrying no ID on him at the time.
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Ignacio’s sister Isabel who also lives in London, has been trying to locate him in hospital but not succeeded so far.
The Red Cross in Madrid last night launched an appeal for information about Ignacio’s whereabouts on its Twitter site, publishing his full name as Ignacio Echeverria Miralles de Imperial and his date of birth as May 25, 1978.
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It said: “Ignacio was in the London Bridge area with friends when the terror attacks happened.
“He was last seen falling to the ground by the his friends after trying to defend one of the victims.
“He was wearing a gold chain, Vans black trainers, jeans and a black or dark top.
“He has a large scar above an eyebrow.”
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The Spaniard is still missing and his sister appealed for information
The police are still carrying out an enormous investigation
Ignacio's sister, London-based account operations manager Isabel, said on Facebook alongside a picture she posted of him: “I am looking for my brother. Help me if you have seen him. He was at London Bridge during the terrorist attack.”
London journalist Geoff Ho was reported missing on Saturday after being stabbed during the London Bridge terror attack but was later found in hospital.
It subsequently emerged he was injured after trying to break up what he thought was a normal fight outside a pub which two knife-wielding terrorists were trying to storm.