Police are appealing for the public's help to trace 37-year-old Stephen Cobbe who has been reported missing from Rainhill.

Stephen (pictured) was last seen at 7.45pm on Monday (8 October 2018) in the Rainhill area.

He is white, 5ft 10in tall, with short brown hair. He has a panther tattoo on his left arm and a growling panther tattoo on his right arm. When he went missing, Stephen was wearing black clothes and a black North face jacket.

He is known to frequent Liverpool city centre and St Helens, and previously resided in Chester.

Police officers are making extensive efforts to find Stephen and return him safely and would urge Stephen, anyone who knows his whereabouts, or who has seen a man resembling him to contact @MerPolCC, call 101 or the independent charity Missing People by calling 116 000 or by emailing 116000@missingpeople.org.uk.