POLICE searching for missing man Darren Vincent have found a body in Poole's Ashley Road.

Although the body has not been formally identified it is believed to be that of 47-year-old Darren Vincent.

Mr Vincent was reported missing at 10.19am on Sunday after going missing at 11pm the previous evening.

His disappearance was described as "out of character" and he had left personal belongings behind.

A body was found in Ashley Road at 8.52am today.

Mr Vincent's family has been informed and is being supported by police officers. The death is not being treated as suspicious.

Inspector Greg Tansill, of Bournemouth police, said: “Our thoughts are with Darren’s family and loved ones at this very difficult time.

“We would like to thank everyone who shared our appeal.”