Police say they are becoming increasingly worried about the safety of a man who left his home in east Cornwall this morning and has not been seen since.

John Thurston was last seen leaving his Callington house at 9.40am today, in his white Ford Focus, registration CF14 AOC.

A police spokesperson said: “Police and family are increasingly worried for the safety of John Thurston.

“John is a 72-year-old male of slim build and approximately 6ft in height with silver hair and wearing dark grey jogging bottoms and t-shirt with a jumper.

“Any information relating to either John or the vehicle is sought by officers.”

Police can be contacted by calling either 999 or 101, giving the incident log 402 22/02/2020 as a reference.