Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Elderly man with Alzheimers is missing, police seeking help in locating him

Perris, California -

This gentleman was found, slightly disoriented and transferred to a local hospital for observation.
On Monday, December 1, 2014, at 7:48 PM, officers from the Perris Police Department responded to a residence in the 3000 block of Santo Tomas Avenue, in the city of Perris, regarding an at risk missing adult.

Officers arrived within minutes and learned that the subject below had been missing since approximately 5:15 PM, on December 1, 2014, and the subject suffers from Alzheimer’s.

James Williams is described as a black male adult, 75 years old, 5’8”, 200 pounds, gray hair, brown eyes, wearing a long-sleeve plaid flannel shirt, black pants, dark shoes and eye glasses.

Officers immediately began searching for Mr. Williams, using a photograph provided by the family, and speaking with citizens, and merchants in the area.  A Riverside County Sheriff’s Department helicopter and a bloodhound team also assisted in the search.

Riverside Sheriff Stations and other allied agencies were notified to be on the lookout for Mr. Williams in their local areas.

A Silver Alert was sought by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, and issued by the California Highway Patrol for assistance in locating Mr. Williams.

Officers conducted an extensive search of the area and were unable to locate Mr. Williams at the time of this press release.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to contact Sergeant Bob McCalmont of the Perris Station at (951) 210-1000.

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