It is understood that there is an ongoing search operation in the Ballymoney area this evening.
Police alongside search personnel from the Community Rescue Service have been spotted in the local area.
Police have said that the “search is part of our efforts to locate missing man Gary Michaels”.
Gary, aged 70, left his home in Belfast and travelled to Coleraine in late August 2021.
He was last sighted posting a letter at Coleraine Post Office on New Row on Thursday 26th August 2021, at approximately 10.30 am.
Police believe he may still be in the North Coast area, and he is believed to be in possession of a tent.
Gary is described as approximately 6ft tall, and of a large build, with an English or Isle of Man accent, short grey hair, and in possession of a trolley case on wheels.
Anyone who has any information about Gary’s whereabouts, or who could assist with enquiries, are asked to contact 101 quoting reference number 960 of 31/8/21.