A 52-year-old man who requires regular medication is missing from home.

John Gorton, from Helmshore, was last seen at outside Tesco in Haslingden at around 8am last Friday (September 13).

Mr Gorton had been wearing a dark jacket with a fur hood, dark jeans and dark shoes.

He is described as white, around 5ft 9ins, and of slim build with dark grey hair.

He takes regular medication which police do not believe he has in his possession and officers said they are extremely concerned for his welfare.

Aside from Haslingden and Helmshore, he also has links to Bolton where he could currently be.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 and quote log LC-20190914-0722.