POLICE are concerned for the welfare of a man missing from Gwent, Wales, who is believed to be in Cumbria.

Richard Miles, 44, was reported as being seen in the Wasdale area on Saturday, July 2.

A spokesperson from Cumbria Constabulary said: "Richard was last seen wearing a grey baseball cap, grey short sleeve t shirt and long black shorts.

"Richard is known to hike and may be in the Scarfell Pike area. He could also be hiking at a different location.

"Anyone with information on Richard’s whereabouts is asked to call police on 101.