72yearold man with dementia reported missing in San Diego

first_img KUSI Newsroom, Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter 72-year-old man with dementia reported missing in San Diego Posted: December 27, 2017 SAN DIEGO (KUSI) — A 72-year-old man diagnosed with dementia went missing Wednesday in San Diego.James Burks left his home in the 4600 block of Newport Avenue about 12:30 p.m., heading in an unknown direction, according to San Diego police.“He routinely goes on walks and returns within 15 minutes,” according to a police statement.Burks, who left without a cellphone or money but may be carrying a California identification card, is known to walk in the Ocean Beach area and has had multiple contacts with people there, police said.Burks is white, 5 feet 10 inches tall, weighs about 175 pounds and has hazel eyes, white hair and a light-to-medium complexion. He was wearing jeans and a black-and-blue jacket when he went missing.Anyone with information regarding Burks’ whereabouts was urged to call San Diego police at (619) 531-2000. KUSI Newsroom December 27, 2017last_img

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