Police are concerned for the welfare of a 76-year-old man who has gone missing.

Barrie Bleasedale was last seen at his home in Dudley Avenue, Oswaldtwistle, at 4.30pm today.

He is described as 5ft 7inches tall, has grey hair and wears glasses.

He was last seen wearing a navy jacket with 'Kaman' on the front left side and he might be wearing slippers.

A police spokesman said anyone who has seen him should call 101 and quote log reference 998.