Police have launched an appeal to find a missing 48-year-old man who has links to Darwen.

Joseph Ryan, from Leyland, was last seen in his Ford Focus – registration HL19 CAO – in Longmeanygate at 8.57am on Monday (October 30).

Joseph is 5ft 9in, slim with short dark hair and was last seen wearing black work combat trousers, a black polo shirt and a black sweatshirt with an MIVI logo on it. He also has links to Preston and Nelson.

Anyone with information can e-mail forcecontrolroom@lancashire.police.uk or call 101, Quoting log 337 of October 31, 2023. For immediate sightings call 999.