BREAKING NEWS: Man goes missing from Petworth care home

Sussex Police is currently conducting a missing persons enquiry for an 83-year-old.

Robert Lawes has been missing from Rotherlea Care Home at Dawtry Road, Petworth since 5pm yesterday afternoon (Sunday, August 26).

Mr Lawes is a white male, 5ft 8 inches tall, medium build, receeding grey hair, wearing a blue knitted sweater and jeans. He also has a walking stick.

At this time Mr Lawes’ family and police are very concerned for his welfare and would encourage any sighting be reported as soon as possible.

If you have any information that would assist police in finding Mr Lawes, please call them on 101 or 999 quoting reference number 1376/26/08/12.