Police are appealing for help to locate a missing man who may be sleeping rough in South Tyneside.
Philip Ramm, 56, from Hillfield Street in Gateshead has not been seen since he left his home address at 11am on Tuesday, March 29.
Police are concerned for Mr Ramm's welfare.
He left home wearing only grey shorts, a white top and black hat - but no coat.
He is described as white, 5ft 8ins tall, slim build, and balding.
He may be sleeping rough in South Tyneside or Gateshead despite the colder weather.
Police are concerned for his welfare and are carrying out enquiries to locate Philip Ramm.
Officers are appealing for Philip to make contact with them, or anyone who recognises him to call police straightaway.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101, quoting log number 930 29/03/16.