CONCERNS are growing about a man who was last seen getting on a bus 10 days ago.
Eric Harding, 57, has not made contact with his relatives since Monday, April 4.
Mr Harding got on the number 22 bus from Hartlepool to Durham that day and he could still be in the Durham area.
The last reported sighting of Mr Harding was at the bus stop on Butts Lane, near his home in Hart Village, at around 9.30am.
Police are appealing for anyone who may have seen him to get in touch.
Mr Harding (above) is white, 5ft 6in, with a stocky build and grey hair and a grey beard.
He was last seen wearing a navy blue thigh-length coat with large pockets, a plain, dark coloured jumper, dark trousers and dark coloured footwear and was wearing glasses, which change colour with the sunlight.
Anyone with information can call Hartlepool Police on (01642) 302178.