The family of a man who went missing from Hackney have been “stressed” and “concerned” for his safety.

Joe Warren, 47, was reportedly spotted by Marsh Gate Bridge, Hackney Marshes at around 9.28am on Tuesday (July 25) last.

Since then, there has been a potential sighting of him near the Lincolns Lane Car Park in Epping Forest on Tuesday (August 1).

The Metropolitan Police has now launched an appeal for information to trace Joe.

A police press release described him as 6ft 3ins tall, with a slim build and short brown hair thinning on the top.

He was last seen wearing a camouflage jacket, green trousers and black trainers, it said.

Officers are particularly asking for people around the Epping Forest area to look out for him.

Anyone with information has been urged to call the police on 101 quoting 23MIS025447.