Police helicopter in search for missing Lewes man

James Johnson. Photo courtesy of Sussex Police. SUS-160524-161824001
James Johnson. Photo courtesy of Sussex Police. SUS-160524-161824001
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Police are searching for missing man James Johnson from Lewes.

The 79-year-old was last seen at his home in Meridian Road at 11pm on Monday (May 23).

James, who can be forgetful, has no mobile phone or access to a car.

He is described as white, 6’, balding with short grey hair around the sides, a crooked shaped nose and believed to be wearing a turquoise polo shirt and dark blue trousers.

The police helicopter and officers have been looking searching around Lewes, Kingston, Ringmer and the surrounding area for him.

Inspector Phil Hogan said: “We are concerned for James and ask that the public keep an eye out for him. If anyone does see him please let us know.”

If you see James or have any information about him, contact police by phoning 101 or email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk quoting serial 513 of 24/05.

If he is danger or in need of urgent medical attention, dial 999.

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