Police Searching For Missing 82-Year-Old

9 May 2017, 07:13 | Updated: 9 May 2017, 07:15

Missing Patrick Hart Glasgow

A search is being carried out for a missing 82-year-old man.

Patrick Hart, who has dementia, was last seen at his home in Saracen Street, in the Saracen area of Glasgow, at around 4pm on Monday.

Mr Hart has never gone missing before and his family are said to be extremely concerned for his welfare.

A number of police officers, the force helicopter and dog units have been out searching for the pensioner since he was reported missing.

Anyone with information about the disappearance is being urged to contact police.

Mr Hart is around 5ft 9in, with a slim build and brown/greying receding hair.

He was last seen wearing a black hooded tracksuit top and black tracksuit trousers with black and white trainers.

He has been known to visit the Lambhill and Maryhill Road areas.

Inspector Sean Ramsay said: "A number of officers are out searching for Mr Hart and, given his age and the fact that he has never gone missing before, we are growing increasingly concerned and are keen to locate him and ensure he is safe and well.

"We are using a number of police resources to locate Mr Hart, including the force helicopter and assistance from the dog branch.

"I would ask if anyone has seen Mr Hart or has any information as to his whereabouts to contact police as a matter of urgency.''

Officers at Baird Street police station can be contacted via the 101 number.