Police have launched an urgent appeal go trace a vulnerable 65-year-old man.

Cleveland Police are out searching Leslie Maving who is from the Durham area but who was last seen in The Dubliners Pub in Thornaby at around 6.45pm this evening (Thursday).

Urgent: vulnerable 65 year old not seen since leaving The Dubliners pub 1

Leslie may be heading back towards his home in Co Durham and he is described as white, 5’8” tall, of slight build, with short grey hair and a medium length beard.

He is believed to be wearing a dark fleece and cream or light coloured trousers and possibly carrying a black rucksack.

Of note Leslie may have a black terrier dog with him.

Anyone with information on where he may be is asked to contact Cleveland Police on the 101 number.