Police are looking for a missing man from Preston who was last seen in Longridge.

Ayanda Mpontshane, 28, was last seen at the YMCA charity shop in Berry Lane, Longridge, at 2.30pm on Wednesday (February 21).

He was last seen wearing a grey cardigan with a black jacket and a grey t-shirt, grey tracksuit bottoms, and a grey wooly hat.

Ayanda is described as 5'8", medium build, braided hair, face stubble, and with a tattoo above his left eyebrow that says 'FAITH'.

He has links to the Preston area, as well as to Manchester and Southend, Essex.

People are advised not to approach Ayanda for immediate sightings, but to call 999 and quote log reference 0794 of February 21.

Anyone with information that could assist police should call 101.

Update: Police confirmed on February 29, 2024, that Ayanda has been found.