Search launched for missing man believed to be in New Forest area

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James Scutt, 34, was last seen in the Waterlooville area at around 12pm on Monday, July 4.
James Scutt, 34, was last seen in the Waterlooville area at around 12pm on Monday, July 4.

POLICE are "growing increasingly concerned" for a missing man believed to be in the New Forest area.

James Scutt, 34, was last seen in the Waterlooville area at around 12pm on Monday, July 4.

Police say he travelled to the Winchester area in his grey Citroen Berlingo van with a registration number ending JSV.

He was last heard from at around 6pm the same day.

Police say it is possible he may have travelled to the New Forest area.

James is described as white, 6ft 3ins and of large build. He is bald with a dark brown beard and blue/green eyes.

He has a sleeve tattoo on his left arm.

A spokesperson from Hampshire Constabulary said: "We are growing increasingly concerned for his welfare and would like anyone who thinks they may have seen James or anyone who knows where he could be, to contact us immediately.

"Anyone with information should call police immediately on 101 quoting 44220266238."

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