Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012 | 5:56 p.m.
Metro Police is asking for the public’s assistance in locating an 80-year-old Las Vegas man suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and missing since Tuesday.
In a news release issued Thursday, Metro said John Collier was last seen walking about 9 a.m. Tuesday in the area of North Buffalo and West Vegas drives in northwest Las Vegas. He may have been trying to walk to a group home on Tree Line Drive in northeast Las Vegas.
Collier is black, 6-feet-2, 220 pounds, bald and was wearing a tan baseball hat, a green-plaid long-sleeve button-down shirt, blue jeans and gray/white New Balance shoes.
He may be in need of medical attention, Metro said.
Metro is asking hospitals to check their registers for Collier or any 80-year-old John Doe matching Collier’s description.
Anyone with information about Collier is asked to contact Metro’s missing persons detail at 702-838-2907 or 702-828-3111.