CONCERNS are growing for the safety of a missing man.
Joshua Willingale went out with friends on Friday, September 15 to the Royal Public House, in Church Street, Hartlepool, but did not return home.
The 24-year-old was last seen by a family friend on Saturday afternoon walking along Stockton Road, in the Belle Vue area of Hartlepool.
He is white, approximately 5ft 10in tall, slim build with short brown hair. He was wearing black tracksuit bottoms and white training shoes.
It is not known if Mr Williams is aware his family have reported him missing and officers have urged him to contact police so they can check on his welfare.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact acting inspector Daryll Tomlinson on the non-emergency number 101.