Police this afternoon appealed for help in tracing an 88-year-old man missing from home in Wallingford.

Edward Edney, 88, from Wallingford, missing from his home this morning. Police said his family were concerned for his well-being as he has senile dementia.

He was last seen driving his silver Nissan Micra (registration T732EFC) northbound on the A34 towards the Hinksey interchange at about 12.30pm.

He was wearing dark trousers with turn-ups, black shoes, a blue checked shirt and a light navy cardigan. He may also be wearing a flat cap.

Sgt Samantha Lewis said: “If you have seen this man, then please contact us immediately. Edward is very vulnerable and may not know where he is or what he is doing.

“Please let us know where and when you saw him, and any other details that could help us find him.”

If you have any information about this incident, please call the 24-hour non-emergency number, 0845 8 505 505. If you don’t want to speak to police or give your name, call the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.