POLICE say they are growing "increasingly concerned" for the welfare of a man who has gone missing from Worcester.

West Mercia Police say Roger Cowx was last seen on St Stephen’s Terrace, near to Droitwich Road, last night (Thursday) at 6.45pm.

The 70-year-old, who is around 6ft 2ins with grey hair, glasses and of stocky build, has not been seen since.

Police say Mr Cowx was wearing green trousers and a blue and green striped top when he went missing.

In an appeal they said: "We are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of Roger Cowx who is missing from Worcester

"It is possible that he may have been heading towards Bromsgrove but officers are keen to hear from anyone who may have seen him (on Thursday evening) and would ask them to please get in touch."

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, quoting incident 679i of April 22.