A SEARCH has been called off for a missing man whose car was found near woodland in Oxfordshire.

John Farrow, 54, was last seen in Carterton on Monday and his car was later found in Tanner's Lane, Burford.

Police have completed a search of woodland near the site and inquiries have moved to Northamptonshire where Mr Farrow lives.

A spokesman said Mr Farrow has not been found and they are concerned for his welfare.

He is described as white, about 6ft tall and is of heavy build. He was last seen wearing black jeans and a fleece top.

Anyone with any information should contact Northamptonshire Police on 08453 700 700 or the anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111.