POLICE have launched a hunt for a missing man.

Officers are searching for 48-year-old Paul Webb, who was last seen in New Milton at around 7am today.

He was in the Queensway area at the time.

Mr Webb is described as white, 5ft 4ins tall, of a stocky build with short to medium brown and greying hair.

He was last seen wearing beige jeans, and a blue woolly jumper.

Police say Mr Webb has his car with him, described as a grey Seat Ibiza Chill with UXY as the final three characters on the number plate.

A police spokesperson said: "We are concerned for Paul’s welfare, and are asking members of the public to report any sightings of him to us."

Anyone who has seen Mr Webb or his vehicle, or have any information relating to his whereabouts, please call police on 101 quoting 44180051636.