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Surrey Police need your help in finding an elderly vulnerable man from Banstead who went missing earlier today (12 May).

Edward Springer, 80, was last seen at St Anne’s Church in Banstead around midday when he left the church after being asked not to sit on a seat which was reserved.

He is described as black, 6ft 1 tall, of a large build, with short black hair. Edward was wearing a burgundy short-sleeved shirt and cream trousers. He also wears distinctive prescription mirrored sunglasses and has a small dent on his right ear.

He speaks with a South American accent.

He is believed to be on foot but does not walk very well and does not know the area very well as he usually resides in St Lucia.

Officers are currently out searching the Banstead area and if you have seen Edward, or you have any information about where he might be, please contact us on 101, quoting incident reference P18109192.