Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace a 60-year-old missing man from Plymouth.

Frederick Valentine was reported missing from his home in Whitleigh around 1pm yesterday.

The last confirmed sighting of Mr Valentine was on Thursday 10 April and police are very concerned for his welfare.

The Force helicopter, dog units and local officers have been involved in searches for Mr Valentine since yesterday.

Police would like to hear from anyone who has seen Mr Valentine or knows of his whereabouts.

He is described as white, around 5ft 5ins tall, of medium build, unshaven and with grey medium length hair and unshaven. He usually wears blue jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police by telephoning 101, quoting log number 433 of 13/04/14.