POLICE have appealed for help to trace a missing man believed to be in Dorset.

Officers are concerned for the welfare of 70-year-old William Haines who was known to be in Swanage in the early hours of yesterday and may now be in Christchurch.

Mr Haines was reported missing from his Warwickshire home on Sunday June 15 and was driving a grey Skoda Octavia, registration number BT62 ZZH.

He is described as white, 5ft10ins tall and of slim build, and has short, greying brown hair and a moustache and beard. He was last seen wearing green/grey zip-off style shorts.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Warwickshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 23:160614.