Lewisham police are ‘increasingly concerned’ for a missing 89-year-old man who has dementia.

Abraham Lynch also suffers from diabetes and other conditions which need to be treated with medication.

He was last seen at 10.50am yesterday at his home address in New Cross.

Mr Lynch is black, around 5ft 9in tall, and is unshaven with greying stubble. He walks with a hunch.

When he went missing, he was wearing black tracksuit bottoms, a multi-coloured striped shirt, blue trainers, a black baseball cap with ‘Jamaica’ written on it and a khaki-coloured fleece.

He may also have a key on a string around his neck.

He is known to visit New Cross and Peckham.

Anybody who sees Mr Lynch should call Lewisham police on 101 or Missing People on 116000, quoting reference 17MIS046792.