A DEPRESSED man is missing from his home.

John Teixerira Da Silva, of Ashington Road, Eastbourne, has not been seen for more than a week.

He is known to suffer from depression and anxiety, and it is feared he may not taken medication prescribed for his condition.

John, 48, went missing on February 6, and his disappearance was reported to police on Tuesday.

He is white, 5ft 7 with a tanned complexion and of large build.

John has a distinctive scar above his right eyebrow.

He now has a shaved head.

On a previous occasion when John went missing, he was found in Brighton.

Anyone with information on John’s whereabouts should call police on 101 or online at sussex.police.uk quoting serial 960 of 13/02.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

In an emergency or if John may be in danger, call 999 immediately.