UPDATE: Police discover body believed to be Barry Walton. Click here

POLICE are asking for help to find a 78-year-old man from Church Hill in Redditch.

Barry Walton, aged 78, left his home on Sunday, December 2 and has not returned to the address since.

He is described as white, 5ft2, medium build, short grey hair bald on top, wearing a black coat, grey tracksuit bottoms and black trainers.

Police say they are extremely concerned for the missing man and appealed for anyone with any information to get in touch.

PC Jemma Towers said: "We have growing concerns over the safety of Barry, and I would appeal to anyone who has seen a man matching his description to please contact us as soon as possible.

"Likewise, I would ask Barry if he sees our appeal to let police know he is safe and well.

"Please contact police on 101 quoting incident 765s of 2 December 2018 with any information as soon as possible."