1.30pm update: West Mercia Police say Mr Bushell has now been found safe and well.

POLICE in Herefordshire are searching for a missing man from Ross-on-Wye.

38-year-old John Bushell from Ross-on-Wye was last seen in Hereford in the early hours of this morning, December 8.

John is white, around 6ft tall, has short brown hair and when last seen was wearing mid-blue jeans, a navy blue jumper and brown boots.

Inspector Brian Gibbs said: “We’re very concerned for John’s welfare and would ask that anyone who sees him or knows where he is to contact us by calling 101 and quoting incident number 209s of December 8.”