POLICE are concerned for the welfare of a missing 23-year-old from Colchester.

Luke Dyer-Gasson has gone missing from his home in the town.

He was last seen on Thursday at around 7pm at Hearth Road Recreation Ground.

A spokesman for Essex Police said: "He has been described as 5ft 11in tall, of slim build with dark blonde hair short on the sides long on the top.

"He was last seen wearing a black polo top and skinny black jeans

"We’re concerned about his welfare and need to find him to make sure he ok."

Anyone with information is asked to call 101.