Police have issued an appeal for information to trace a missing person from Houghton-Le-Spring in Tyne and Wear who they say could be in the Brechin area.
William Orchin, 34, was last seen leaving an address on Wingate Close, Houghton, shortly after 9.30pm on Monday in a grey Vauxhall Corsa.
Police said he is believed to have travelled towards the Brechin or Aberdeen areas.
Officers are growing increasingly concerned for his welfare, and so police are appealing for help from the public to find him.
Mr Orchin is described as white, of slim build with short brown hair and a ginger beard, He was last seen wearing black-laced work shoes, black trousers and a blue polo top with a black jacket.
Mr Orchin, or anyone who knows his whereabouts, is asked to contact the police on 101 quoting reference PS-20190312-1419