Northumbria Police have released this photo of missing 92-year-old man Thomas Diggle, who has been missing from his home in Corbridge, Northumberland, since 9:30pm on Thursday.
He is white, 5 feet 9 inches tall, with thin grey hair and walks with a stoop. He was wearing a flat cap, dark coloured long wool coat and a walking stick.
Police said Mr Diggle cannot walk far and officers are concerned about his welfare in the bad weather.
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