Police in Newham are appealing for help to find a missing 72-year-old man.

Henry Carter was last seen at around 8.30pm on Thursday, October 17, where he was waiting for route 276 bus at Canning Town outside Iceland.

He is described as a while male, 5ft 5ins tall, thin build with grey short hair. He has a skeleton tattoo on his right arm.

Henry was last seen wearing a three-quarter length black coat with a padded square, grey speckled scarf, denim green trouser and beige trainers.

He does suffer from severe dementia and may appear confused and distressed. Henry should not be approached by members of the public.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is urged to call police on 101.