Lewisham pensioner missing

79-year-old Alvin Allen Credit: Metropolitan Police

Police are appealing for help to find a missing Lewisham man, who is suffering from dementia. 79-year-old Alvin Allen was last seen at his home in Tressillian Road yesterday when he said he was going to a hairdresser in New Cross Road, New Cross.

He said he was walking to the hairdresser but he frequently travels on buses. He used to work around King William Street and police believe he may frequent that area. Mr Allen is vulnerable without several types of medication for ailments including diabetes.