Brian Arthur Bench Missing, 72-year-old Man missing from Whangārei.
The Police Department are searching for a well-known Whangārei man missing since Wednesday night has entered its second day.
Brian Arthur Bench, aged 72, was last seen at an address on Memorial Dr, near Riverside Dr in Whangārei.
According to the Northland Police Senior Sergeant Shane Turner said, on the night Bench went missing, he went to bed around 8pm. His wife later woke to find he had left.
It has been reported on social media that Bench may have a medical condition that could affect his cognitive function.
Police reported a possible sighting of Bench in downtown Whangārei around 7am on Thursday.
Turner said they were unable to confirm what Bench had been wearing at the time of his disappearance but police believed he was barefoot.