Police have issued a desperate appeal for information about a missing man from south Essex. 

Matthew Haywood, 48, was last seen in the Newmarket Road area of Cambridge on Thursday (September, 9).

Matthew, who is from Tilbury, had been staying at a hotel in the area.

He’s described as white, 5ft 11ins tall, of medium/athletic build, with a shaved head and grey beard.

A police spokesman said: "It is possible Matthew may still be in the Cambridge area but he may also have travelled away from that area.

"We’re really worried about him and need to find him to make sure he’s ok.

"If you’ve seen him or have any information about where he is please call us on 101 quoting incident 680 of 14 September.

"If you’re with him or it’s an emergency please call 999."