A man has been missing for almost a week and police are growing concerned about his safety.

John Raper from Accrington has long, dark hair which he usually wears in a ponytail, and keeps the sides short.

He was last seen at his home in Accrington on Wednesday May 12.

John is white, 49-years-old and of sticky build.

Officers say he usually wears a hat and will be carrying a large black holdall, however they have no other clothing description from the time of his disappearance. 

Lancashire Telegraph:

A spokesperson for the police said: "John Raper is missing. John has been missing since Wednesday May 12.

"John is believed to have connections to the Accrington and possibly South Yorkshire areas.

"We would also appeal for John to make contact with police himself."

If you have any information or if you have seen John, please contact the police immediately on 101 quoting incident 1323 of the May 12.