POLICE chiefs have issued a fresh appeal for information about a Carlisle man who has been missing for six days.

Officers say they are concerned for the welfare of James Benson, 42.

He was last seen on January 6 at around 8.15pm.

James is around 5ft 11ins tall and has short, dark hair and speaks with a north west accent.

He also has sleeve tattoos covering both of his arms and a distinctive neck tattoo, clearly visible on the left of his neck.

Anyone who has information about him should contact police on 101.

Officers would also like to urge James to contact this number if he sees this appeal.