John Boyd. Picture: Norfolk Constabulary

Police are appealing for help to trace a 77-year-old man who is missing from Downham Market.

The Norfolk Lowland Search and Rescue Team and two drones have been deployed in the search for John Boyd, of Wimbotsham Road, who was reported missing yesterday (Tuesday).

He was seen at around 1.30pm yesterday outside the Iceland store in Wales Court in Downham and later along Maple Road in the town at around 7.30pm.

Mr Boyd is described as white, around 5 ft 9, of slim build with grey receding hair. He is believed to be wearing a green coat, tan coloured trousers and brown shoes.

He is considered vulnerable and officers are concerned for his welfare.

Anyone who may have seen Mr Boyd or knows of his whereabouts is asked to contact Norfolk Police on 101 quoting incident 210 of January 4.