POLICE are appealing for the public’s help after a man went missing near Andover.

Nigel Pinchbeck, who is 56 years old and from Gomeldon, near Porton Down, was last seen in the Newton Tony area earlier today (Thursday).

He is described as white, with short dark hair and glasses.

Officers say it is not clear what he is currently wearing.

Concerns are growing for his welfare and police have urged anyone who has information about his whereabouts to call 999 quoting log 48 and today’s date.