CONCERNS are growing about a man who was last seen in a village lay-by.
Police are appealing for help to find 27-year-old Scott Anthony Fletcher, of Guillemot Close, Hartlepool.
He was last seen at 8.20pm on Wednesday in a lay-by on the A181, at Wheatley Hill.
Police say Mr Fletcher had connections in the Wheatley Hill, West Rainton and Cumbria areas.
He was wearing a black sweatshirt and black jeans before he disappeared.
Anyone who knows of his whearabouts or has seen him is asked to contact Inspector Paul Haytack, of Hartlepool Police, on (01642) 302126 or contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.