CONCERN is mounting for a young man who has been reported missing since mid-afternoon on Tuesday.

Mark Naylor was said to have left his home in Murton, County Durham, in a white Ford Fiesta car, bearing a 60 plate, at 3pm, on Tuesday, October 15.

Durham Police said there are growing concerns for the welfare of the 21-year-old.

He is described as about 6ft, slim, and was wearing a navy-blue jacket and grey jogging bottoms when last seen.

Mr Naylor has blonde hair, with the back and sides shaved, while the top is brushed backwards.

He also has a lion tattoo on his forearm.

Anyone with information as to his safety and whereabouts is asked to ring 101 and ask for the Durham force.