POLICE have issued an appeal to locate Ben Gardner who has not been seen for more than a week.

The 28-year-old was last seen in Devon on Friday, August 4 after he checked out of the Mercure Exeter Southgate Hotel and is known to have been in the same area the following day but may have returned to Gloucestershire since.

He is described as white, slim build, 5ft 5ins tall, with brown cropped hair and a moustache.

He was last seen wearing a green/brown knitted woollen jumper, light blue jeans, round glasses and brown open walking sandals.

If you see Ben, or have any information about where he is, call police on 101 or email [email protected] quoting incident 148 of August 4.