A MAN who has been missing for almost three weeks could be in Somerset, according to police.

Gwent Police say there are concerns for the welfare of Ian Brown, aged 40, from Newport.

He has not been seen since Friday, January 19.

Mr Brown is described as white, approximately 5ft 8in tall and of medium build.

He has collar length straight brown hair, a full brown beard and speaks with a Welsh accent.

He is known to have links to the Weston-super-Mare area.

If you have seen Ian Brown or you know where he is, contact Gwent Police on 101 quoting log number 1800025314.