According to witnesses the 84 year old was seen for the last time on Saturday, July 24 at the port of Lakki, and he asked information on how to go to Xirokambos Leros.
Vangelis Nikolaidis reached the island the day before escorting by his son in order to visit his brother who lives permanently in Leros. For unknown reasons, the 84 year old man decided he wanted to return directly to Thessaloniki, where he lives permanently, and began to look for means of transport.
His height is 1.75, and that day was wearing summer hat white short-sleeved shirt open beige long shorts, dark blue slippers. He was holding a stick and a small radio.
His disappearance is Silver Alert.