Northumbria Police have asked for the public's help to find a missing man, after growing concerns for his welfare.
Roy Kenworthy is 88 and from the Benton area. He is described as around 5’7”, slim with grey hair and was last seen today (Wednesday) at around 4pm by his wife at the Morrisons store in the Killingworth Shopping Centre. He was wearing a blue coat with beige trousers.
Officers are continuing their inquiries but are increasingly worried as Roy is suffering from Alzheimer's disease.
Anyone who has seen him or may know of his whereabouts is asked to contact police on 101 quoting log 823 250418.