AN appeal has been launched to find a missing man from Sharples.

Police have become ‘increasingly concerned’ for the whereabouts of Michael Wood.

Mr Wood, aged 69, is is a keen walker, although his now suffering with mobility problems, and can usually be seen wearing walking gear, including backpack and walking stick.

He is also known to the Clapham area of North Yorkshire and is described as a white male, very slim, who is 5ft 7 tall with mousey brown greying hair.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting log number 939 - 04/12/17.