Police Officers are appealing for your assistance in locating a missing 85-year-old man from Newcastle.

Joseph Wilkinson who resides in the Cruddas Park area or Elswick has not been seen since 8pm on Friday December 5th.

He is described as being around 5ft8ins tall, of stocky build and was last seen wearing a black or fawn coloured cardigan.

Mr Wilkinson sometimes wears a grey coloured wig.

He suffers from Alzheimer’s diseaseand police are very concerned for his welfare.

Anyone who sees Mr Wilkinson, or whohas any information as to his where abouts, is asked to contact police as soon as possible on 101 ext 69191.