Hunt for man last seen in Burnley at the end of August as police grow increasingly concerned for his welfare.

Stuart Metcalfe, 47, hasn't been seen since the end of August this year and officers are now urging anyone who knows where he is or who might have seen him to get in touch.

They are also asking for Stuart to make contact should he see this appeal.

A spokesperson for the police said: "We are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing man Stuart Metcalfe.

"Stuart, aged 47, was last seen in the Burnley area at the end of August.

"He is a white male, 5ft 11inches tall, of medium build, and has brown hair and brown eyes.

"Stuart may have links to Cumbria and West Yorkshire.

"We urge anybody who sees him or knows where Stuart may be to ge in touch quoting log number 1542 of October 14.

"We also urge Mr Metcalfe to get in touch himself if he sees this appeal."