Merseyside Police are currently working with Cheshire Police, HM Coastguard and other emergency services in the search for missing man, Thomas Cook.
Mr Cook, who is 76 and from the Liverpool area, was last seen at around 3pm yesterday (7th October) wearing a grey Nike tracksuit, walking boots, a black body warmer and black glasses.
He is described as white, around 5ft8, of medium build, with grey short hair and a Liverpool accent.
Mr Cook, who suffers from dementia, is known to the New Brighton area.
We are currently searching along the River Mersey in the Runcorn and Garston areas following reports that an elderly man was stuck in the area, however we are also appealing to the public to get in touch if they have seen anyone that resembles Thomas or knows where he is to DM @MerPolCC, call 101 or in an emergency, always call 999.