William Lee missing man

Missing: William Lee

Police are growing increasingly concerned about the welfare of a missing man from Hackney.

77-year-old William Lee was last seen leaving his home in the Stoke Newington area on Thursday 21 March.

He is described as black, 6ft tall and of a medium build with a greying beard and moustache.

Said to be well spoken and friendly, Mr Lee is suffering from the early stages of dementia.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101.

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