Police in Kingsbridge are searching for a “high-risk” missing man who disappeared from his home in Plymouth on New Year's Eve.
Officers are concerned for the welfare of Francis Dellipiani, known as Frank, and are appealing for any information that could help find him.
The 62-year-old was last seen wearing a grey dressing gown, maroon jumper and slip-on shoes.
Kingsbridge Police said officers had been managing the search over the past few days.
“Francis Dellipiani, known as Frank, is missing from his home address in Estover, Plymouth,” they wrote in a post on Facebook.
“He was last seen at 10pm at his home address wearing a grey dressing gown, maroon jumper and with flip flops or slippers.
“Numerous agencies have been searching for him including Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service, National Police Air Service helicopters, police drones and dogs, and volunteers from Dartmoor Search and Rescue Groups at Plymouth and Tavistock.
“My sincere thanks to all those who gave up their bank holiday to help us in this task and to the families who were left at home.”
A Devon and Cornwall Police spokesperson said: “Officers are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of Francis Dellipiani, known as Frank.
“He went missing from his home address in the Estover area of Plymouth on Tuesday, December 31.
“He is believed to have left on foot possibly still wearing his dressing gown and slippers.
“He is described as being 5ft 6in tall, of a slim build and 62 years old.
“Frank is English speaking with a strong accent.
“Frank is in ill health and takes some prescribed medication, some of which he does not have with him.”
Any sightings should be reported immediately on 999, quoting log 491 01/01/20.