Police search for missing man

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POLICE are searching for an elderly man who has been missing from his Cramlington home since yesterday (Thursday, July 21).

Patrick Kiggins, 73, of Cambo Drive, Cramlington, has not been seen since he went out to buy a tin of paint yesterday morning.

He left his home at 10am and walked towards Manor Walks in Cramlington.

Mr Kiggins is described as being 5ft 11ins, of stocky build, with short thick white hair and glasses. He was last seen wearing a beige jacket and light green trousers.

Police are keen to trace him as soon as possible as he needs regular medication and may become unwell.

Anyone who may have seen Mr Kiggins or has any information about his whereabouts is asked to contact Cramlington Police on 03456 043043 ext 69191.