Northumbria Police are appealing for the public to help locate a missing Washington man, who has been missing for one week.
Daniel Moir, 23, from Fatfield, Washington was last seen last tuesday at 8.30pm, he had left for a walk.
His family alerted police after he failed to return home.
Police have been searching for him for seven days.
He did not return and his family and police are concerned for him and have handed out flyers and appeal for information.
A family statement says: ” Daniel you are not in trouble with anyone. Nothing that has happened is a problem. Please come home or ask for help. All of your family and friends miss you and want you home, especially Oscar our dog.
“Please pick up the phone and ring home, friends, or the police and let them know you are safe.”
Daniel is around 5ft 5ins tall and of medium build. He has medium length brown hair.
When Daniel left he was wearing a black hooded top with a bright green ‘Monster’ logo on it, dark jeans, a black Tshirt with rubik’s cubes on it and black skater trainers with bright green laces. Anyone who has any information as to his whereabouts is asked to contact police on 101.