Missing french tourist last seen on Friday in Hawke's Bay

Hawke's Bay police are searching for a French tourist who was last seen at his car on Friday morning. 

Pierre Paludet's car that he has been seen travelling in was found at a beach car park in Haumoana on Friday. 

A police spokesperson said local residents contacted police about the car which has been parked in the car park for a number of days. 

Police are urging anyone with information on his whereabouts to contact Hastings Police on (06) 831 0700. 

Pierre Paludet. Source: New Zealand Police.