A drone was being used by police in their search for missing York man Joseph Cafferkey today.
Police are searching various areas of the city as officers become increasingly concerned for his welfare.
Joseph, 72, who lives in Dijon Avenue, Acomb, was last seen at lunchtime last Wednesday (30 September).
There has been a good response from members of the public following the police appeal to find him. Officers are urging people to get in touch if they see Joseph or know where he is.
Joseph is described as white, of medium build, with receding grey hair.
He speaks with a strong Irish accent.
He has family connections in Warrington in Cheshire, Holyhead in Wales and in County Mayo, Republic of Ireland.
Anyone who may have seen Joseph should contact North Yorkshire Police immediately on 101, select option 1, and speak to the Force Control Room. Please quote reference number 12200173603.