POLICE have put out an appeal for a 56-year-old who has gone missing.

Ian Hilton from Darwen has not been seen since the morning of Tuesday, July 21, and concerns are growing for his whereabouts.

He is described as 5'9", tall, medium build and with grey hair.

A police spokesman said: We are becoming increasingly concerned about 56 year old Ian HILTON from Darwen.

"He has not been seen since the morning of Tuesday 21st July.

"He has shaved his beard since this photo was taken but is likely to have short facial hair.

"His clothing is unknown but he usually wears a hooded top, trousers and trainers.

"Ian is known to have travelled to Blackpool and also has links to Darwen and the greater Manchester area. If anybody knows the location of Ian, please call 101 and quote LC-20200723-0163. Thank you."