Police appeal for missing father from Forest Gate

Police are appealing for information concerning a 49-year-old man who has been missing from his Forest Gate home for almost a week.

Rafik Ali, who suffers from a form of dementia, was last seen at his family address in Wolseley Road, Forest Gate, at 10am on Wednesday, November 30.

He was dressed in a grey jumper, light grey, tracksuit trousers and black shoes at the time he went missing.

Newham Police said Rafik was not wearing any warm clothing and did not have any money or a mobile phone with him. He has a beard and a front tooth missing.

Officers have carried out a number of inquiries and distributed appeal posters in the area.

Anyone with information about Rafik’s whereabouts should contact the Missing Persons Unit, Plaistow on (020) 7275 5728.