The mother of a missing man is appealing to her son to return home safe.
Mark Reid, also known as Clease, 43, is from London but went missing after visiting family in Hartlepool on 30 June. Officers believe he could be anywhere in the country.
His mother, Karen Barber, said: “Mark is my only son and I have not slept with worry. It’s the pain of not knowing if he is safe and well.
“The whole family love Mark and all we are wanting is for him to make contact to state he is OK. We are appealing for anyone who might know where Mark is or who may of seen him to please contact police.”
Mr Reid is described as being of slim build, 5ft 11in (1.8m) tall with long hair, which may be combed back, and sometimes he wears a cap. He has name tattoos on his chest.