POLICE are searching for a missing 63-year-old man from Barnsley and are growing increasingly concerned for his welfare.

John Shepher was reported missing yesterday evening (Wednesday January 11), and was last seen at about 7.15pm in the Chapel Mews area of Staincross.

Officers looking for John are becoming increasingly concerned for his welfare and would like anyone who has seen or heard from him to contact them.

If you know where John is, or have seen him, please call 101 quoting incident number 1026 of 11 January 2017.