Police are appealing for information to trace a man who has gone missing from home in Leeds.

Mark Smith, aged 50, was last seen at his home in Armley on December 30.

marksmithHe is described as white, about 5ft 9ins tall, and of slim to medium build. He wears glasses and may be wearing a grey waterproof top, blue jumper with ‘I served in the British Army’ on it, black jeans and Adidas trainers.

Inspector Andy Briggs said: “Mr Smith is an ex-soldier and may be sleeping rough. His family are concerned for his welfare and want to know that he is safe and well. There have been a number of unconfirmed sightings of him in Halifax city centre and we would like to hear from anyone who has seen him or who knows his whereabouts.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact officers at Elland Road via 101 quoting log number 581 of December 30, 2014.