South East Wales

Dementia sufferer Roger Cecil missing from Newport hospital

Roger Cecil Image copyright Gwent Police
Image caption Roger Cecil disappeared from the Royal Gwent Hospital on Saturday

A 72-year-old dementia sufferer has gone missing from a Newport hospital.

Artist Roger Cecil, from Abertillery, was last seen at the Royal Gwent Hospital at 15:15 GMT on Saturday; he was wearing a dark beanie hat, dark jacket and dark trousers.

Gwent Police are concerned for Mr Cecil's safety as he is considered vulnerable due to his condition.

Anyone who has information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the police.

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