POLICE are urgently appealing to trace missing 31-year-old who has gone missing from Billingham.

James Hallis who was last seen in the area yesterday evening, Thursday August 13.

Mr Hallis is described as 5ft 8” tall, with short, cropped brown hair and a tattoo on his left arm. He was last seen wearing a grey T-shirt and grey tracksuit bottoms.

The man is believed to be travelling in a black Audi A3, possibly headed towards the Middlesbrough area.

Officers are concerned for Mr Hallis' welfare and would ask the man himself, or anyone with information regarding his whereabouts, to get in touch with them as a matter of urgency on 101, quoting event number 131978.