Concern for missing Plaistow man

Police and family are becoming increasingly concerned for the whereabouts of a missing Ukrainian man from Newham.

Ivan Valigvrskyy, 40, was last seen leaving his home in New Barn Street, Plaistow, yesterday afternoon at about 4.20pm.

He is thought to be depressed and may well be in the Medway Kent area or Canvy Island, Essex.

He was last seen wearing a brown coat and carrying a rucksack.

Ivan is 6ft 4inches tall, muscular build with short blonde hair which is thinning.

Anyone with information are asked to call officers on (020) 8217 1212.