POLICE are appealing for information to trace a man missing from Barrhead.

Thomas Kennedy was last seen at around 7am this morning, in the Blackbyres Road area of the town.

The 46-year-old is described as being around 5ft 9in tall and of muscled build with grey hair and a goatee beard.

He was wearing a black zipped top, black jogging trousers and boots.

Sergeant Graeme Waite, of Giffnock Police Station, said: "Thomas was last seen leaving his home address on foot this morning and may have headed in the direction of Glasgow Road.

"We have reason to be concerned for his welfare so would urge anyone with information which could help trace him to come forward as soon as they can.

"You can contact police by calling 101 and quoting incident 536 of September 16."