A vulnerable man has disappeared from New Addington and police are appealing for information.

Croydon police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of 26-year-old George Aird, who was last seen on Boxing Day.

Mr Aird was last seen at about 1pm in the Royal Victoria Dock area having been at his mother's for Christmas in Eastbourne.

He was dropped back to his home in New Addington by a family member. At the time he went missing, he was wearing a smart grey coat, white shirt, blue jeans and black trainers.

He had a stripy scarf and a dark rucksack.

A police spokesman said Mr Aird is vulnerable and may not be able to look after himself .

Officers are increasingly concerned for George’s wellbeing. Anyone with information should call Croydon’s Missing Persons Unit on 02086490016, or 101 or Missing People on 116000.