Police search for missing Polegate man

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Police are asking for the public’s help to try and trace a 63-year-old man from Polegate.

Brian Imison, of Black Path, was reported missing by his landlord just after midday after he failed to attend a pre-arranged meeting.

Police have made contact with Brian’s family, who are not local, but they have not heard from him for a couple of weeks.

A police spokesperson said: “We are concerned for Brian and would like him to make contact with either the police or his family so we can ensure he is safe and well.

“If anyone thinks they know of Brian’s whereabouts, or have seen him locally, then we would ask them to call us as soon as possible on 101, quoting serial 0539 of 27 March.”

Brian is described as white, about 5ft 6in tall, medium build and with short greying hair. It is not known what he was wearing when he left his address, but he wears glasses.

Brian worked at a local bureau de change until he retired in January 2012. His interests include flameco dancing and he attends a Spanish dance class in Eastbourne. His other passion in fishing.

A private person, he was last seen driving a bronze-coloured old Toyota Corolla/Corona on Wednesday.