12/03/2016 14:52 EST | Updated 12/04/2017 00:12 EST

Police request assistance in search for missing man

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary have begun a search and are asking the public for help in locating 45-year-old Glen Kavanagh.

Kavanagh was reported missing at about 6 p.m. Friday after he was last seen earlier that day in the area of Chaytor's Road in Conception Bay South.

He is described as being approximately five-feet six-inches tall, 170 pounds with salt and pepper colour hair. Kavanagh was last seen wearing a blue jacket and black sneakers.

Police are continuing to search for Kavanagh and anyone with information is asked to contact the RNC or Crime Stoppers.