POLICE need your help in their search for a man from Birkenhead who was reported missing yesterday.

Kenneth Whitfield, 64, was last seen at around 10.20am on Wednesday, leaving his home address on Peel Avenue, Birkenhead.

He has not been seen since and enquiries have been ongoing to locate him since he was reported missing.

Kenneth is described as white, 5 foot 10 inches tall, of broad build, with black/grey receding hair and a beard.

He was last seen wearing a black bubble coat, dark grey tracksuit bottoms and black shoes.

He is known to frequent the New Brighton area.

Police officers are making extensive efforts to find Kenneth and return him home safely and would urge Kenneth, anyone who knows his whereabouts, or who has seen a man resembling him, to call 0151 777 2205.

Alternatively information can be left with the independent charity Missing People by calling 116 000 or by emailing 116000@missingpeople.org.uk