Police are appealing to the public in the search for an elderly man reported missing from Norbury.

90-year-old Leeford Smith was last seen at 7am on Monday (June 15) according to Croydon Met Police, who posted the appeal on Twitter.

They said Leeford was from Norbury and also offered a short description of him:

"Last seen wearing dark trousers, white tshirt, brown shoes and green jacket. He has a long white beard and uses a walking stick," a spokesperson said.

"Please help @MPSCroydon locate missing person Leeford Smith 90 yrs. Leeford is missing from Norbury and was last seen at 0700 hours."