Cape Breton Regional Police and rescue crews are spending Sunday searching for a missing 50-year-old man.

Kenneth MacNeil

Police describe Kenneth MacNeil as five foot five and 120 pounds. He has a slim build with greying black hair. (Submitted by Cape Breton Regional Police )

Kenneth Douglas MacNeil was last seen near his home in Leitches Creek, about 10 kilometres east of Sydney, on Wednesday at 5 p.m.

Police originally released the missing person's notice on Friday.

Dave Hooper, search manager for Cape Breton Search and Rescue, says eight people were on the ground searching for MacNeil on Sunday.

He says there is no indication of foul play.

Police describe MacNeil as five foot five and 120 pounds. He has a slim build with greying black hair.