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

Dorset Police are concerned for the welfare of 53-year-old Peter Spurgin, who was last seen at his address on Saturday July 30.

Peter is described as white and six feet one inch tall with greying brown hair and a beard.

Inspector Lee Turner at Dorset Police said: “We are concerned for Peter’s welfare and are keen to find him to make sure he is all right.

“We are carrying out searches and enquiries and I would urge anyone with information with regards to Peter’s whereabouts to please contact us.

“I would also like to make a direct plea to Peter if you see this – please make contact with us and let us know where you are as we just want to check you are OK.”

Anyone with information or knowledge as to Peter’s whereabouts is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55220126172.