POLICE have put out an urgent appeal for help in tracing a man who has gone missing.

Michael Clark from Darwen has been reported missing and Blackburn with Darwen police are concerned for him as the 55-year-old needs medication.

He is described as 6ft, of large build with cropped hair.

He was last seen in the St Bedes Park area last night.

A spokesman for the police said: "We are very concerned for his welfare as he needs medication he doesn't have on him."

Police advise to call 999 immediately if he is seen.