A MAN who was reported missing over a week ago is thought to be wild camping in Wells.

Police have renewed their appeal to find missing man Alan, 57, from Bedminster Down in Bristol.

Alan was reported missing on Saturday, January 23, by friends who became worried he had left home without his personal property.

Police have been carrying out enquiries and believe he may be wild camping in the Wells area.

Alan is described as white, about 5ft 10ins tall and stocky with short grey hair and a goatee beard.

Somerset County Gazette: Alan, 57, was reported missing on Saturday, 23 January, is thought to be wild camping in Wells

"A friend has provided us with a photo of Alan which we think shows the clothing he may be wearing," said a spokesperson for Avon and Somerset Police.

"CCTV enquiries carried out in Wells also suggest he may be carrying a ruck sack and wearing a black woolly hat.

"If you know where Alan is now, please call 999 quoting reference 5221016375.

"If you have any other information about his whereabouts, call 101 and give the same reference.

"Alan, if you see this, people care about you and are worried. Please get in touch."