The family of a man who has been missing for nearly five months have issued a further appeal to find him.
Trevor Farthing was last seen on Wednesday 21 June 2017 on Marshalls Cross Road, St Helens, at around 9.30am.
Extensive enquiries have been ongoing to locate him since.
His family have today issued the following statement: “Trevor remains missing and as a family we are devastated. Christmas is approaching and we really want him back with us, it has been such an upsetting time but we remain hopeful that he will be found.
“It breaks our hearts to think that he may be out somewhere in the cold weather. I’d appeal for anyone with any information to contact the police and try to bring Trevor home for Christmas so he can spend it with his family where he belongs.”
Trevor is described as white, 5ft 7in tall, of medium build and with a shaved head and blue eyes. He has a tattoo of a scorpion on the top of his left arm and a tattoo of a Union Jack on his right arm.
When he was last seen, Trevor was wearing a brown/khaki T-shirt and blue denim jeans.
He is known to frequent the canal near the Bradlegh Road area of Newton-le-Willows
Police officers are making extensive efforts to find Trevor and return him home safely and would urge Trevor, anyone who knows his whereabouts, or who has seen anybody resembling him, to call police on the 101 number or 0151 777 2014.
Alternatively information can be left with the independent charity Missing People by calling 116 000 or by emailing email@example.com.
Merseyside Police is becoming increasingly concerned about Trevor Farthing who went missing from his home in St Helens on 21 June 2017.
Trevor, who is 52 years, was last seen on Marshalls Cross Road at 9.30am on Wednesday, 21 June.
Detective Sgt Beck says the investigation team is keen to trace one woman in particular who may have met Trevor Farthing on Sunday, 18 June prior to him going missing. The unknown woman is believed to have met him in the Bradley Road area of Newton-le-Willows, near the Sankey Canal and is believed to have taken him home as she was concerned about him. We need that lady to contact us as soon as possible.
Trevor has been missing for a significant period of time, his family are devastated and want him home. We are making extensive efforts to find him and would urge him, or anyone who knows where he is to call us.
Speaking on behalf of the family, Trevor’s partner Marie, said: "Trevor, we are all really worried about you. We miss you and we love you. Please make contact with the police so that we know that you are safe."
Trevor is described as white, 5ft 7 in tall, medium build and with a shaved head and blue eyes. He has a tattoo of a scorpion on the top of his left arm and a tattoo of a union jack on his right arm. When he was last seen Trevor was wearing a brown/khaki t-shirt and blue denim jeans.
Trevor is known to regularly visit the canal near the Bradlegh Road area of Newton-Le-Willows.
Anyone with any information is asked to call officers on 101 quoting reference MP-20170627-0823.