A 41-YEAR-OLD man has been reported as missing, prompting a police appeal.

Matthew Colwell is from the Tredegar area, and was last seen at his home address on Wednesday, October 10 at 2am, and officers from Gwent Police are concerned for his wellbeing.

Mr Colwell is described as 5ft 6 tall, of a slim build, with no hair and a beard.

Police say he was last seen wearing black fitted tracksuit bottoms with a grey hooded jumper with a union jack flag on the front with black trainers. He may now be wearing a camouflage jacket and a fishing hat with brown walking boots. Matthew was also carrying an orange rucksack.

Anyone with information relating to Matthew's whereabouts is asked to call 101, quoting log 264 10/10/2018.