The Pittsfield Police Department is appealing to the public for help in locating a missing 42-year-old man, Christopher Burks.

In a Facebook post Thursday, the department said that it is seeking information on where Burks may be.

 To reach the department, call 413-448-9700.

Burks is described as a white man who is about 5-foot-5 and weights 140 pounds.

  Larry Parnass can be reached at lparnass@berkshireeagle.com and 413-588-8341.