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Urgent search for missing 85-year-old man in Campanillas

José Sánchez Verdugo, 85, has been missing since Tuesday.
José Sánchez Verdugo, 85, has been missing since Tuesday. / CNP
  • The National Police has launched a manhunt involving family friends, neighbours, volunteers and professionals

National Police officers have launched an urgent search for a missing elderly man with a heart condition that involves the emergency services, volunteers, family friends and neighbours.

The relatives of José Sánchez Verdugo, 85, reported his disappearance on Tuesday. No one has seen him since eleven in the morning, when he left his home but didn’t return.

The search is mainly focused on the Campanillas area where he frequently went out for short walks.

"The missing person is 1.75 metres tall, weighs 90 kilos, with grey hair and eyebrows, green eyes and an Andalusian accent," said the National Police said in a statement.

Police have requested that if anyone has any information they should call 091.