Family of missing Cambridgeshire pensioner 'incredibly worried' as police launch urgent appeal

Robin Haines did not return to his Cambridgeshire home
Robin Haines did not return to his Cambridgeshire home -Credit:Cambridgeshire Constabulary

Police have launched an urgent appeal to find an elderly man who has gone missing. Robin Haines was last seen in Cambridge on Friday (May 3).

The 84-year-old was reported missing to police on Friday night after he failed to return to his home in Little Shelford. It is believed he travelled into Cambridge city centre using his mobility scooter, which is white and has a roof covering.

He was expected home by lunchtime. He is described as slim build, about 6' tall, with short light grey hair and was last seen wearing a brown knitted shirt, blue quilted sleeveless jacket, dark navy trousers, and brown shoes.

Detective Inspector Mark Little said: "At the moment the last confirmed sighting we have of Robin is on CCTV footage near to a café in Trinity Street just before 11am yesterday morning. We have many officers working to find Robin, however I am now asking for the public's help to report any sightings of him to us as a matter of urgency.

"To not return home and not be in contact is very out of character and understandably his family are incredibly worried about him." Anyone with information is asked to contact police either via the online reporting form, web chat service or by calling 101.

Robin Haines rode his mobility scooter into Cambridge
Robin Haines rode his mobility scooter into Cambridge -Credit:Cambridgeshire Constabulary

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