He is described as being 6ft 1ins tall, of heavy build, with grey/brown shaven hair. He was wearing a camouflage jacket, dark blue jeans, blue trainers and a grey t-shirt.
Northumbria Police are asking for help in tracing a Sunderland man.
Frank Morgan, 51, of Baltimore Avenue, Sunderland, has not been seen since he left his home at between 7.45pm and 8.30pm last night.
Police are keen to trace him as soon as possible to check on his welfare.
– Supt Jim Napier, Northumbria Police
We would ask anyone who thinks they may have seen Mr Morgan to get in touch with police straight away.
We are concerned that he may be in a distressed state and would like to speak to him as soon as possible to check on his welfare.