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Missing 75 year old man in Kent

Desmond Gibbons went missing from a hotel in Folkestone Credit: Kent Police

Officers searching for a 75-year-old man reported missing in Folkestone this morning are growing increasingly concerned for his welfare. Desmond Gibbons has dementia and is believed to be not wearing shoes or a coat.

He was staying at the Grand Burstin Hotel in Marine Parade, Folkestone prior to a trip to France today with a friend.

Anyone who sees him should call the police on 999.