POLICE have launched an appeal for the whereabouts of a 51-year-old man who is missing from his Cheshire home.

David Jones, from Northwich, was last seen on Wednesday morning.

North Wales Police are assisting Cheshire Police in locating Mr Jones as he is believed to be in the Colwyn Bay area.

A police spokesperson said: "David Jones, 51, who is white, 5’ 11” tall, of medium build and is clean shaven, was last seen in Northwich on Wednesday, May 15 wearing bright orange work wear with fluorescent stripes and dark work boots, carrying a black and red rucksack.

"Police have reason to believe he may be in the Colwyn Bay area, and anyone with information is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting ref IML 401857."