Police are continuing their search for an elderly man - almost five days since he was last seen in Bourne End. 

On Friday afternoon, a spokesman for Thames Valley Police confirmed that Joseph Arthur, 81, has still not been found after disappearing on Monday. 

Search and rescue teams have been scouring the River Thames and the river banks for Mr Arthur, who was last seen at the Spade Oak pub on Coldmoorholme Lane at around 4pm on April 16.

Mr Arthur is white, slim, approximately 5ft 8ins to 5ft 10ins, has grey hair, blue/grey eyes and a pale complexion.

Mr Arthur regularly visits The Rye and Downley Common however it is believed he could still be in the Bourne End area.

Police are still appealing for information in connection with his disappearance - call 101 if you can help the investigation.