Appeal for missing Islington man

Police have launched an appeal for help in finding a young man missing since December.

Lithuanian national Zaur Murtazalijev, 26, left his home in Islington on December 14 without any personal belongings and has not been seen or heard from since then.

Zaur is understood to be suffering from depression and police are concerned for his well being.

He is described as white, 5 foot 11 inches tall and of medium build. He has dark brown hair and brown eyes and has a piercing on his left brow.

His cousin, Tamila Murtuzalijeva, spoke about the impact Zaur’s disappearance has had on their family: “Zaur is missed by his family and we are so worried about him.

“Please if you have seen him, or Zaur if you are reading this, please contact us or call police so that we know that you are safe and well.”

Anyone with information on Zaur’s whereabouts should call the Islington Missing Persons’ Unit on 0207 421 0391 or Missing People on 0500 700 700.