Update: 0845 hrs
Gerald Wright who was missing from his home in Grays has been found. Media and the public are thanked for their help with this appeal.
ESSEX Police are urgently trying to find Gerald Wright, an 86-year-old man with dementia who has gone missing from his home in Grays.
He is white, 5ft 6in tall, of medium build with grey hair. He is believed to be wearing a brown woollen jumper with grey trousers.
Gerald disappeared from his home at around 4am and we are very concerned for his welfare.
If anyone thinks they have seen him or knows where he is they are asked to call Essex Police on 101 immediately.