POLICE believe a missing man from Cumbria may be in the Scottish Borders.

Cumbria Police have launched a search to find Paul Redpath, who was last seen during the early hours of Saturday, September 1, in Workington.

The 47-year-old is described as white, 6 foot 4 inches tall, of slim build with a greying moustache and beard and shoulder length grey hair tied in ponytail.

He has a Scottish accent and was last seen wearing blue jeans and a white round neck sweatshirt.

A spokesperson from Cumbria Police said: "He has links to both England and Scotland including Liverpool, Fife, Edinburgh, Aberdeen and the Scottish Borders area.

"Officers believe that he is likely to be using public transport.

"If sighted please contact us on 101."