An 80-year-old man from Poplar, with links to Hackney, has gone missing.

John Heatley has not been seen since around 4.40pm on Sunday, September 13, when he was spotted in the Mare Street area of Hackney.

He is described as white, 5ft 6in tall, of average build and with medium length grey hair. At the time of his disappearance he was wearing a blue barber type quilted jacket, dark blue jumper, black trousers, and black shoes.

Officers are growing increasingly concerned for John’s welfare and have checked areas around the Baxter Court Wetherspoons in Hackney, where John often goes.

John has no known medical conditions.

Anyone with information should call police on 101 or Missing People on 116000 quoting Merlin reference 15MIS036383.