Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing man who may be in Bolton.

Munir Alam was last seen at his home address in Accrington in mid-September and Lancashire police believe the missing man could be in Bolton or Bury.

The 49-year-old often travels out of the area to West Yorkshire and Greater Manchester, returning after a couple of weeks.

However, police are now becoming increasingly concerned for his welfare.

Munir is described as an Asian male, approx 5 foot 8 inches tall, of a chubby build and a bald head.

He is said to be usually clean shaven but could have grown his hair and a beard which will be grey.

He was last seen wearing navy blue traditional Asian dress.

A post appealing for help was shared by Blackburn and Darwen police, saying: "We are becoming increasingly concerned about the welfare of 49 year old Munir Alam who has been reported missing from Accrington.

"Munir was last seen by family at their home address in Accrington in mid September 2020.

"We are concerned for his welfare and are appealing for your help to find Munir."

It has been shared by GMP Bolton North who said that Lancashire police "believe missing Munir Alam could be in Bolton or Bury".

Police are asking anyone who may have seen him or have any information, to call police on 101 quoting reference LC-20201002-0440.