Police are this afternoon (Wednesday) appealing for information on the whereabouts of a missing Freshwater man who was last seen on Monday.
40-year-old Matthew Doyle was last seen on Monday and the last form of communication with him was by telephone later that evening.
He is believed to have attended Broadway Stores in Totland at around 19:20 on Monday.
A large scale search was conducted overnight after his belongings were found at Yarmouth Pier, as previously reported by Island Echo.
Police have said his family are understandably concerned for his welfare and are hoping someone may know where he might be.
Matthew is described as being:
- 5ft 6ins tall
- Short black hair
A spokesperson for Hampshire Constabulary has said:
“We have been conducting searches in the Yarmouth area, with our colleagues from WightSAR and the Coastguard, after a bag of his belongings was located on Yarmouth Pier.”
If you see him or think you may have seen him since Monday, please call police on 101 quoting 44200187527.