Missing man with dementia and diabetes may be in Newbury Park

PUBLISHED: 10:02 19 June 2017 | UPDATED: 10:06 19 June 2017

Leon Sverdloff has been missing since the end of May. Picture: MET POLICE

Leon Sverdloff has been missing since the end of May. Picture: MET POLICE


Police are appealing for help to find an elderly man who suffers from diabetes and demenitia and has not been seen since the end of May.

Leon Sverdloff, 77, who used to live in Newbury Park, has not been seen since May 31 when he visited the Royal Free Hospital in Hampstead.

Officers are very concerned for the 77-year-old’s safety and wellbeing as he has sufferes from a bone disease and has gangrene in his feet.

He is described as white, about 5ft 10ins tall, with a medium build and with silvery-white, balding hair.

He has burn scars on his legs, and may have an infection in his feet.

It is not known what he was wearing when he went missing, but Mr Sverdloff usually wears a collared shirt and jeans, sometimes a smart leather jacket, and regularly carries umbrellas.

If anyone has any information, they should phone 01708 779 163 or 101.

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