POLICE are concerned for the safety of a 21-year-old man who has not been seen since Monday afternoon.

Tim Gemmell, from Overton, near York, has never gone missing before, but has been depressed lately.

He left home on Monday morning and has not been seen since he attended a meeting in York that afternoon.

He is described as 5ft 7in, thin, with short fair hair and blue eyes.

When he was last seen, he was wearing a black jumper, a three-quarter length jacket, blue jeans, black leather shoes and was carrying a black and white striped Juventus rucksack.

Anyone with any information or who knows his whereabouts is asked to call North Yorkshire Police on (01609) 783131.