Missing: James Howson, 86, has not been seen since Friday

James Howson

James Howson - Credit: Metropolitan police

Police are searching for a vulnerable man from Stoke Newington who has been missing for more than two days.

James Howson, 86, was last seen leaving his home at about 3pm last Friday.

James has dementia, which can leave him confused, and officers are concerned for his welfare.

He is 5ft 8in, of medium build and walks with a shuffle.

When last seen he was wearing grey trousers, black socks and slippers and golfer’s hat.

He is known to travel on buses and sit at bus stops.

Anyone with information of his whereabouts can call police on 101 quoting reference 18MIS025918 or tweet @MetCC.