A 61-YEAR-OLD from Monmouth has gone missing after leaving his house yesterday with a black holdall bag.

Gwent Police have issued an appeal to find John Slater, from the Monmouth area.

The force said his disappearance was "totally out of character", and that officers were concerned for his welfare.

Mr Slater disappeared yesterday afternoon (Wednesday, January 23).


He is described as white, with grey balding hair, and wearing a black coat, blue jeans and grey trainers. He was carrying a black holdall bag at the time.

Anyone with information relating to John's whereabouts should contact Gwent Police on 101, quoting log 382 of 23/01/19.

You can also contact Gwent Police through their Facebook or Twitter accounts.