A 76 year-old man who suffers from Alzheimers and Dementia has been reported missing.

Richard Grier, from Redbridge, was last seen at 8pm yesterday in Abbey Road, Ilford.

He is described as white, 5ft 6in tall, of meduim build and has a distinctive grey moustache.

He was last seen wearing grey trousers and a blue fleece jacket with yellow markings on the shoulders.

Detective Sergeant Michael Dougall, who is leading the investigation, said: "Richard suffers from dementia and Alzheimers. I have concerns for his safety during this cold weather and would ask anyone who has seen Richard to get in touch with us.

"Richard has no personal belongings on him and he may not have travelled far."

Anyone with information is asked to call Ilford police on 020 8345 2745 or to call 101 and quote reference 14MIS001799.