A MAN who vanished from his home while dealing with personal problems has sparked a police search.

Barry Stone is "going through a difficult time" and hasn't been seen since leaving his home in Cardyke Way, Auchlinloch, around 4.30pm yesterday.

It's understood he's driving a black Nissan Nevara with registration plate SJ18 LFG.

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The 39-year-old is described as white, 6ft3, of medium build with short brown hair and slight facial hair.

He was last seen wearing a blue and red North Face jacket, blue jeans and grey Adidas trainers.

Constable John Fleming from Cumbernauld Police Station said: “Barry has been going through a difficult time lately and his family are extremely worried about him.

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“We believe he may have travelled to the north of Scotland, possibly the Fort William area, and would appeal to anyone who sees Barry or his car to contact the police.

“We would also urge Barry to please get in touch with someone to confirm that he is ok."

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101.