POLICE have issued an appeal for help to trace missing man Scott Bradley Holmes.

The 40-year-old was last seen on Saturday, August 8 in the Gresham area of Middlesbrough.

He is described as white, 5ft 9in tall, with a shaven head and a distinctive tattoo on the left side of his neck.

Officers do not know what clothes he was wearing when he was last seen.

Anyone with information or who has seen Scott is urged to contact Cleveland Police on the 101 number, quoting incident 129833.