Urgent appeal to find missing Rochdale pensioner

An urgent appeal is being made to trace a missing pensioner from Rochdale.

Walter Duckworth was last seen around noon on Monday and police say they are concerned for his safety and welfare.

The 75-year old was last seen wearing a grey-coloured cardigan, dark-coloured tracksuit bottoms and blue coloured trainers.

He's described as around 6ft tall and of large build.

Mr Duckworth is from the Newbold area of the town and was reported missing from his home yesterday.

It's understood he also has links to Heywood and Bury.

An urgent appeal by police is also running on Facebook and Twitter.

Anyone with information or who thinks they may have seen Mr Duckworth is being asked to contact police.

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