AN APPEAL has been launched to find a missing man. 

Raymond Parkinson has been reported missing.

The 80-year-old who suffers from vascular dementia was last seen in the New Milton area at around 4.30pm today. 

He is described as around five feet tall, of large build and was last seen wearing brown trousers and a grey leather jacket.

Anyone who has any information about his whereabouts is urged to call 999