POLICE are searching for a Dorset man who has gone missing.

Officers are appealing for information from the public as they search for a man who was last seen in Branksome.

Craig Hayward, aged 39, was reported missing having left an address in the Branksome area at around 7.30am on Monday 1 July 2024.

Craig is described as five feet ten inches tall and of slim build with short, cropped hair. He may have an orange bicycle with him.

Inspector David Parr of Dorset Police said: “Craig has not had any contact with his family members since he was reported missing, which is very out of character, and we are concerned for his welfare.

“We are carrying out searches to try and locate him as soon as possible, and I urge anyone with information regarding Craig’s whereabouts to please report it to us immediately.

“I would also like to appeal directly to Craig to please make contact with us or your loved ones and let us know where you are. We all just want to make sure that you are all right.”

Anyone with information or knowledge as to Craig's whereabouts is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55240099285.