POLICE are urging the public to help in the search for missing man Craig Fleming.

The 53 year old was last seen in Eldon Place, Reading, about 8.30pm yesterday (July 23).

Officers are said to be 'growing increasingly concerned for him and appealed for the public's help.

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Thames Valley Police described Craig as a white man, around 5ft 7ins to 5ft 8ins tall with greying blonde short hair and stubble to his face.

The force said he is of average build and has grey/green eyes and tattoos of women on his upper arms.

He was last seen wearing a black t-shirt, black jeans and black shoes (not trainers) and he is known to frequent Bournemouth in Dorset and Tadley in Hampshire.

He does not have access to a car, so is likely to be on foot or possibly travelled on a train.

Investigating officer Inspector Gayle Moon, based at Reading police station, said: “We’re growing increasingly concerned for Craig, who went missing in the early evening on Thursday.

“I am appealing to anybody who knows of his whereabouts to please get in touch with police on 101, quoting reference number 43200226917.

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“If you believe you can see him, we would ask you to please call 999.

“Craig, if you see this appeal, you’re not in any trouble, but we want to know that you are safe as your family and friends are naturally worried for your well-being.

“Please contact your family or police so we know that you are safe.”