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Appeal to find 79-year-old man missing from Chingford

News   •   Oct 08, 2017 01:12 BST

Image: David Shelford

Police in Waltham Forest are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing 79-year old man from Chingford.

David Shelford was last seen at 08:00hrs on Saturday 7 October at his home in Chingford. He often travels on buses, including the 158 which runs between Stratford and Chingford.

He is described as a white male, 5ft 8ins, with bald head and white hair on the sides. He uses a walking stick and was last seen wearing a grey cap, glasses and a beige raincoat.

David often becomes confused as to his whereabouts and struggles to see properly at night.

Officers are increasingly concerned for his wellbeing and would urge anyone with information on his whereabouts to call police on 101 or Missing People on 116000.