UPDATE: Evan has now been found. 

AN ANDOVER mum is appealing for the help of the public to find her missing son.

Evan was last seen driving his car in Porton Down at 1.22pm today.

His worried parent Philippa Thomas said their last contact was at 1am this morning when he sent her a text message.

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Posting to Facebook, Philippa has written: "This is a difficult post to write, but we need all the help we can get.

"Evan broke up with his girlfriend yesterday evening. He was utterly devastated. Went out around 7:30pm and hasn’t come home. Our last contact was a text at 1am when he said he was walking home. But he never arrived, we stayed up all night waiting.

"He didn’t turn up to work today and is not answering any calls or texts from anyone, including his friends.

"The police have now officially registered him as missing. His car was last caught on camera in Porton Down at 1:22pm today.

"We are FRANTIC with worry."

Anyone in the Andover or Salisbury area is asked to keep an eye out for a grey metallic Volkswagen Polo with the registration LN63EOC. 

Anyone with information can contact police on 101.