Officers are appealing to the public to help locate a missing man from Northwich.
Michael Anthony Wardle, known locally as Tony, lives in the Cuddington area of the town.
The 50-year-old also has links to the Winsford and Crewe areas.
He was reported missing by a family member on Tuesday 20 August.
Tony was last seen at approximately 6.50am on Monday 19 August, at the Pheasant pub near Tattenhall.
His car has since been found near to the Bickerton Poacher and searches to locate him are currently ongoing.
Tony is described as white, around 5’ 10” tall with a slim build and short brown/ grey hair.
Chief Inspector Fez Khan said: “It has been over 24 hours since Tony was last seen and we are becoming increasingly concerned for his welfare.
“He was last seen in the Bickerton area, which is often used by people out walking.
“I urge anyone who is out in the area to keep an eye out for Tony.
“I would also like to appeal directly to Tony to get in touch to let us, and your family, know that you are safe.”
Anyone with any information in relation to Tony’s whereabouts is asked to call Cheshire Constabulary on 101, quoting incident IML 490688.