Police are appealing for help to trace a missing South Tyneside man.
Paul Hemmer, 57, from Thames Avenue in Jarrow was last seen at his home address at 11am on Thursday, October 1.
He is described as a white man, 5 ft 9” tall, of medium build. He was last seen wearing a dark coloured T-shirt, black Adidas tracksuit bottoms and a dark coloured jumper.
Mr Hemmer has a bus pass and may be using public transport.
Officers are appealing for Mr Hemmer to get in touch, or anyone who recognises him to call police.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101 ext 69191 quoting log number 557 of 01/10/15 or ring the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.