AN 85-YEAR-OLD man is missing from Reading.

Police are appealing for the public to help locate John Roberts, who was last seen in Kilnsea Drive between 7pm and 8pm yesterday (January 31).

He is a white man, of slim build with grey hair, and was last seen wearing black jogging bottoms and a black hooded top.

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John is known to frequent Woodley.

Investigating officer, Sergeant Gavin Kelly, based at Loddon Valley police station said: "We are appealing for the public’s help in locating John as we are becoming increasingly concerned for his welfare.

"Today we will be carrying out searches alongside Berkshire Lowland Search and Rescue.

"If you think you have seen John, or may know where he is, please get in touch.

"Anyone with information can call police on 101, quoting reference ‘43200035884’."