Authorities are appealing for help in their search for a man missing for his Croydon home.

In their appeal officers with the Metropolitan Police in Croydon said Lateef Alabi had been missing from his home in Croydon since Tuesday, April 20.

The Croydon man, who works in Vauxhall, left his workplace but did not come home.

Police also offered a description of what Lateef might be wearing as they urged members of the public with any information to contact them, adding that he had last been seen in Hackney.

"Help us find Lateef Alabi #MISSING from his home in #Croydon since Tues, 20 April.

"He may be wearing a sweatshirt [pictured] with brown corduroy trousers.

"Last seen in #Hackney. Please call 101 with any information quoting ref 21MIS010831."

The Missing People charity said Lateef was 22 years' old.