A family is desperate for information about a pensioner missing from home since yesterday.

Robert Woodeson , 83, of Windsor Way, Polegate, was last seen at 11am. He is described by his family as frail. He is partially-sighted and suffers from heart problems.

Police urged people living in the area to check their sheds and out buildings. He was believed to have been wearing gardening clothes.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Sussex Police on 0845 6070999.