A specialist team are carrying out searches in an area of Stoke-on-Trent, as efforts continue to find a missing man.
55-year-old Alan Wilton was last seen at 12.15am on Thursday (3 October) at his home address in Abbey Hulton.
He was wearing a blue jumper with zip down the front, blue jeans, a black puffer jacket, black trainers and a black Thinsulate hat.
Specialist officers are searching areas of Abbey Hulton today (7 October).
Anyone who has seen Alan, or has information regarding his whereabouts, is asked to call Staffordshire Police on 101.