POLICE are appealing for help to trace a missing man.

Heath Joseph Nield, 31, of Rochdale Road, Bacup was last seen by his mother at his home address at about 7.45am on Thursday.

He is described as white, 5ft 10, stocky, with short dark brown hair. He has a number of distinctive tattoos including the name Kelsie on his left forearm and a heart with the name Bethany on his right forearm.

It is believed that he was wearing a bright orange t-shirt with a motif on the front at the time he went missing.

PC Diane Lincoln of Burnley Police said: “Family members are growing increasingly concerned about the whereabouts of Mr Nield. I would appeal for anyone who sees him or may have some information to get in touch with us.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log number 0265 of July 21st.

Alternatively, they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.