Police have appealed for the public's help after a 78-year-old man went missing from Hemel Hempstead.

John was last seen at around 10am this morning (Monday, August 21), in Sainsbury's on London Road.

He is described as 6ft tall, of stocky build, with grey hair.


When last seen, John wore a blue shirt, blue jeans and a blue jacket.

Hertfordshire police believe he may be travelling by bus, as he has links to Stoke Mandeville in Buckinghamshire.

A spokesperson for Hertfordshire Constabulary said: "We are appealing for the public’s help to trace a man who has gone missing from Hemel Hempstead.


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"Officers are growing increasingly concerned for John’s welfare.

"If you have information you can report this by calling 999 immediately if you believe you are with John now, or have seen him in the last few moments."

Information can also be reported online at www.herts.police.uk/ro/report or by calling the police's non-emergency number 101, quoting ISR 247 of August 21.