Irish Gardaí are seeking assistance to trace the whereabouts of a 50-year-old man who has been missing from his Dublin home since Thursday.

Alan Harris, from Lorcan Avenue in Santry, is described as 5'11" of thin build with grey hair and a beard. When last seen he was wearing an orange and grey jacket and blue jeans.

His family are very concerned for his safety.

Gardaí believe Mr Harris may be driving a silver Mercedes van registration 04 D 36556. The van has the words '' written in yellow on the side. See photos below... Note yellow SURFDOCK.IE stickers over rear wheel arch.

Gardaí have appealed to anyone with information to contact Santry Garda Station at 01 666