Man, 85, missing after ‘leaving home with sleeping bag’

Essex man James Watters, 85, has been reported missing and is believed to be in Clacton Picture: ES

Essex man James Watters, 85, has been reported missing and is believed to be in Clacton Picture: ESSEX POLICE - Credit: ESSEX POLICE

An 85-year-old man from Essex has been reported missing after leaving his home ‘with a sleeping bag’.

James Watters left his home in Holland-on-Sea on Thursday, March 12.

It is believed he has travelled by bus to Clacton town centre.

He is described as being 5ft 7in tall, of a slim build, with short grey hair.

He was last seen wearing a navy blue coat and a black fur hat.


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It is understood he left home carrying a blue holdall and a sleeping bag.

Anyone who has seen him, or has any information which could aid Essex Police in their enquiries, should contact the Clacton local policing team on 101.

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