POLICE are appealing for help to trace a missing Cheltenham man.

Martin Andrews, 42 and from Warden Hill, has not been at work since last Thursday , August 21  and was last seen in the centre of Gloucester at around midday on Sunday August 24.

Officers are concerned for Martin's welfare and are pursuing a number of inquiries to trace him.

They are also urging Martin or anyone who knows where he is to call police straight away.

Martin is described as white, 5ft 9ins tall, of proportionate build and with cropped hair.

When he was last seen he was wearing a black t-shirt, black jacket and headphones and carrying a small to medium-sized rucksack.

Anyone with information that could help trace Martin should call 101 straight away, quoting incident 289 of August 27.