Police have launched an appeal to help find an elderly man aged 81 who went missing on New Year's Day.

Desmond Hall, 81, was last seen at around 2pm January 1 at his care home in Clapham Common South Side, Clapham.

Mr Hall suffers from dementia and officers are concerned for his safety and well-being.

He is black, around 5ft 10ins tall and bald.

He was last seen wearing a black puffa jacket, black trousers, grey and white jumper and black shoes.

  • Anyone who has seen Mr Hall or who knows of his whereabouts is urged to contact police in Lambeth by calling 101.