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Lesley Howard Credit: Police

Police are appealing for the public's help to trace a man from Manchester who has gone missing from home. Lesley Howard, aged 57 was last seen on 13 July 2013 at his home address on Bellfield Close in Blackley.

It is believed Lesley is driving a red Nissan Micra and has travelled to the North Wales and Cheshire areas.

Detective Inspector Brian Morley from Bootle Street police station, said: "Officers and Lesley's family are obviously greatly concerned for his welfare. “He has made no contact with his family since 13 July 2013 and it is totally out of character for him to go missing.