Concern for missing deaf man

POLICE are concerned for a profoundly deaf man who has gone missing.

Have you seen missing 70-year-old Thomas Swan?
Have you seen missing 70-year-old Thomas Swan?

Thomas Swan left his home in Hove early on Friday but has not been seen or heard from since.

Police are now becoming increasingly worried for the 70-year-old as they have been unable to confirm where he is or where he has been.

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Inspector Rachel Glenton said: “Thomas has a set routine that involves him going to the shops, for a walk and then back and he has not been known to fail to return home within a few hours of going out.

“He is profoundly deaf and has health problems and we are keen to find him as soon as possible to make sure that he is safe and well.

“If you see Thomas or you know where he is, please contact us urgently.”

Thomas is 5ft 8in and of large build with short cropped greying hair. He was wearing jogging bottoms, a t-shirt, and a blue hooded jumper with orange writing on it when he left home and was carrying a bum bag over his shoulder.

Anyone with information should call 101 or email [email protected] quoting serial 1084 of 16/01.

If you see Thomas and believe he could be in danger please call 999.