AN appeal has been launched to find a missing Canvey man as police are concerned for his welfare.

Matthew Barrett, 39, has not been since October 30, he also has connections to London including Kensington.

He is described as a white man, with cropped, brown hair and blue eyes.

A spokesman for Essex Police said: “He usually wears jogging bottoms and we believe he was last seen wearing a puffer jacket and carrying a rucksack.

“If you see Matthew or have any information on his whereabouts, please call 999 quoting inc 1309 of 13 November.”