Concerns are growing for 60-year-old Milton Andrla who has been missing from Crawley for three days.
Milton was last seen at 10am on Monday (15 June) in North Road. He told family he was going to the doctors but did not attend and did not have an appointment scheduled at his GP practice.
It is now thought he to took a rucksack and sleeping bag with him when he left the house.
Police are urging the local community to check any sheds or outbuildings in case he has sought refuge there.
Detective Sergeant Alan Fenn from West Sussex Missing Persons team said: “Milton’s family are desperately worried about him and we are calling on the people of Crawley to help us find him.
“If you have a shed or outbuilding on your property do take a moment to check them.
“Milton, if you are reading this please get in touch to let us know you are safe.”
Milton is described as white with grey hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing khaki cargo shorts with a khaki t-shirt and black trainers.
Anyone who sees Milton or who has urgent information on his whereabouts is asked to dial 999 immediately quoting serial 701 of 15/06.