POLICE are concerned for the welfare of a man missing since the weekend.

Paul Smith, 58, was last seen in the Parkhurst area of Newport on the Isle of Wight on March 22.

He is described as white, of stocky build, with ginger hair and freckles.

He is believed to be wearing a beige top, blue jeans and boots.

PC Lucinda Critchlow said: "We are concerned for Paul's welfare, if you have seen him or know where he is please contact me as soon as possible.

"It is thought that Paul may have travelled out of Hampshire, possibly Dorset, Devon or Cornwall areas."

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting ref 44140105776.