Police search for 'high risk' missing 81-year-old

Missing Roy Beckett Credit: Suffolk Police

Police are concerned for an 81-year-old man missing from his home in Suffolk.

Roy Beckett disappeared from his home address in Wangford near Beccles at 2.30pm today (3 January).

The circumstances in which he left have raised serious concerns with his family.

Roy is described as:

  • White male
  • 5ft11 tall with grey hair
  • Medium build
  • Wearing metal rimmed glasses, and a navy blue puffa anorak with a hood and underneath a green pullover

Search teams, including the police helicopter and Suffolk Lowland Search & Rescue are searching for Mr Beckett in the Wangford area.

Police said he will walk with a shuffle as he has failed to take his walking aids with him.