POLICE are growing increasingly concerned about the welfare of a man who has gone missing from his home.

Stephen Gilroy has been missing from his home in Sacriston, between Durham and Chester-le-Street, in County Durham, since Tuesday, July 16.

The 49-year-old was last seen at about 1pm.

Anyone who has any information regarding his whereabouts or welfare is asked to contact Durham Police on 101, quoting incident reference DHM-19072019-0095.