POLICE are urgently appealing to trace a man who went missing this evening.

Colin Thomas was last seen in the Newtown area of Stockton at about 6.40pm.

The 27-year-old is described as very thin, with short dark hair/ 

He was last seen wearing a blue Berghaus jumper with orange in the hood, grey Adidas bottoms and blue Nike Air Max trainers.

It is believed he is driving a silver Volkswagen Polo vehicle with the registration ending VWH and it is possible he could have travelled to the Durham or Cumbria areas.

Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is asked to contact Cleveland Police on 101 quoting 012552.