UPDATE: The missing 55-year-old man has now been found. Police thanked those who shared their appeal. 

POLICE have launched an appeal to find a 55-year-old man missing from the Hartlebury area.  

Dean Whittington has been missing since yesterday evening (10 December), West Mercia Police has said.

He is described as a white male, 5ft, slim build, grey hair and a small ponytail. He was last seen wearing a black Scania jacket, camo work bottoms and brown work boots.

It is thought he could be driving his white Ford Ranger.

A spokesperson for West Mercia Police said: “If you see Dean or have any information to help find him, please contact PC Brocklehurst by email joseph.brocklehurst@westmercia.police.uk or by calling 07973960103.

“Alternatively, information can be shared anonymously with the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or by visiting www.crimestoppers-org.uk.”