AN APPEAL has been launched to find a missing cyclist.

Police are increasingly concerned about the whereabouts of Martin Turner.

The 54-year-old from Totton was last seen by his family yesterday morning at 8am.

He left his home address to go on a cycle ride and has not returned since or made contact.

Martin is described as wearing a similar a cycling outfit to the one shown in the photograph from this article, a Lycra cycle top in blue, red and white with the logo DHC on the front and a white bicycle helmet.

A police spokesperson said: "If you’ve seen Martin or know of his whereabouts, please contact police on 101, quoting the reference 44200312217."