POLICE are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing 73-year-old dementia sufferer from Thamesmead.

Arthur Jacobs was last seen leaving is home in Camelot Close, Thamesmead at 9am on Friday ( January 25) in his blue Peugeot 206.

The car was found at 1.15am yesterday morning in the car park of Morrison's supermarket in Erith.

Extensive searches to find Mr Jacobs have so far been unsuccessful.

Mr Jacobs is described as white, with grey hair and approximately 5ft 6in tall.

He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, blue jeans and a navy blue coat.

Anyone who has information on his whereabouts is asked to call 101 and ask for the Grip and Pace centre at Greenwich.