A MAN from Calcot was missing and without contact for four days is believed to be in Istanbul. 

Andrew Cooke, 48, flew out to Istanbul, Turkey, on March 9. 

He was due to fly back to the UK on Tuesday, March 17 but failed to make the flight. All contact with him has since been lost.

He is a 6ft tall white man of a large build, with brown cropped hair and a short brown beard.

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He was last seen wearing a bright blue long sleeved jacked, blue jeans and black shoes. Andrew also has a northern accent.

Detective Inspector Bethany Sillitto, based at Reading police station said, “We are becoming increasingly concerned for Andrew’s welfare and are carrying out enquiries to try and locate him in Turkey.

“We are now appealing to his friends, colleagues or anyone who may have been in contact with him to please come forward with any information.

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“Furthermore, we are also appealing for anyone in Turkey who may have seen Andrew, to please get in touch.

“You can do this by calling 101 if you are within the UK. If you are calling from abroad, please call +44 1865 841 148 quoting reference 43200090394.”

Andrew Cooke has since been found safe and well. Police are thanking everyone who shared their appeal.