James Bennion sought after going missing on Liverpool night out

James Bennion Mr Bennion's family said his disappearance was out of character and he had never been missing before

A man who was last seen near Liverpool bus station after a night out in the city is being sought by police.

James Bennion, 20, has not been seen since the early hours of Sunday when he was spotted in Canning Place.

Det Insp Craig Sumner said he was wanted to speak to a woman who said she spoke with James at 06:00 GMT outside a fast food shop in Dale Street.

Mr Bennion lives in Wavertree area and has links to Ellesmere Port and Chester.

His family told Merseyside Police that his disappearance was out of character and he had never been missing before.

Appeals have been launched on social networking sites to find the 20-year-old.

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