Officers searching for a missing man are appealing for help from the public to find him.

Kerim Eren, aged 24 and from Blandford, was last seen in the evening of Wednesday, July 15, at his home address on Martin Close. He was reported missing at around 9.45am this morning.

Kerim is described as white, around 5ft 11 ins tall and of medium build with brown hair. He was last seen wearing blue swimming shorts and no shoes. It is believed he left without a mobile phone or money.

Chief Inspector Lance Cliff, of Dorset Police, said: “We are extremely concerned for Kerim’s welfare as we understand he has been very upset recently.

“Officers are carrying out enquiries in a bid to try and locate him. We would urge anyone with information as to his whereabouts, or who has seen a man matching the description given, to please contact Dorset Police.

“Finally, if you see this appeal Kerim, please make contact with us or your family so we can ensure you are safe and well."

Anyone with information or knowledge as to where Kerim might be should contact Dorset Police at, via email or by calling 101, quoting number 16:106.