1. ITV Report

Family appeal to find missing grandfather

Photo of Brian Hicks Credit: West Midlands Police

The family of a missing pensioner have made a tearful appeal to help find him. 84-year-old grandfather Brian Hicks went to bed last Sunday night (5th January), but by the next morning, he'd gone.

His son Colin says Mr Hicks would often leave his home near Coventry and go for a drive in his grey Vauxhall Viva, but had always returned safely.

The numberplate on Mr Hicks' car that police want help tracing
A car similar to the one Mr Hicks left in Credit: West Midlands Police

Mr Hicks' wife and son today made an emotional appeal for help in tracing him.

Brian is described as:

  • white
  • 5 ft 9 ins tall
  • of medium build, with grey hair and glasses
  • last seen wearing a grey vest, a brown zip up jumper, black tracksuit bottoms and black trainers