Update 8.30pm: Thankfully Paul has been found alive and well.
Original post 31 January: Paul Witcombe is 45 years old and has learning difficulties. He has been missing since lunchtime today, and was last seen at at Parque Santiago II in Playa de las Américas, and he was spotted at 3.30pm at Paradise Park hotel in Los Cristianos asking for directions to the beach. His family and the police are searching for him. He was dressed exactly as in the photo above. If anyone has any information please contact the family on 0044 7595 039705.