Briton Bernard Forbes has been missing for more than a week
Bernard Forbes was reported missing after last being seen on Tuesday January 24 in the south west of France.
Police are using a helicopter to search for the pensioner.
Mr Forbes was last seen in his car a medium grey Honda CRV 2.2 with a spare tyre on the back in a matching grey cover, leaving his home in Saint-Geniès, in the Dordogne region.
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He is undergoing treatment for cancer and has been a bit low recently but I am very worried as he has suffered with depression in the past
The pensioner also takes medication and it is unclear if he had any with him when he went missing.
His wife Guelda said Mr Forbes took no change of clothes and only had a small amount of money on him.
Mrs Forbes told The Local: “He is undergoing treatment for cancer and has been a bit low recently but I am very worried as he has suffered with depression in the past.”
Bernard Forbes was last seen on Tuesday January 24
Police are using a helicopter to search for the pensioner
The Forbes family say they have not heard anything from Mr Forbes or any update on his condition since he went missing over a week ago.
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The 75-year-old is five foot nine has short white hair and a beard and wears glasses.
He was last seen wearing a light grey jacket.
Mr Forbes was last seen leaving his home in Saint-Geniès, in the Dordogne
The British Embassy in Paris has also been informed.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Salignac and Sarlat police on 05 53 31 71 10.
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