POLICE have launched an urgent appeal to find a man who went missing.

Gykeye Edwards, known as Sandy, was last seen on August 4 on Addington Road, Reading, at around 12pm.

The 61-year-old is believed to have been wearing a blue and yellow checked shirt and navy jeans.

He is thought to have been in the Newbury and Whitchurch areas today (August 5) driving a blue Renault Scenic with a registration plate beginning 'NX06'.

Inspector Chris Clayton-Brown, based at Loddon Valley police station, said: “I would like to hear from anyone who has seen Sandy, or anyone matching his description, as we are concerned for his welfare.

“If you have any information which you think could help us to find Sandy, please call us on 101, quoting reference 43180238310.”