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Man, 85, Missing Since Sunday

Albert Whitfield

Albert Whitfield, 85, has been missing since Sunday, Oct. 17. (Credit: Chicago Police)

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CHICAGO (CBS) - Police are asking for the public’s help in finding an 85-year-old man with dementia who was last seen on Sunday.

Albert Whitfield is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs 120 pounds, with brown eyes and gray hair. He is African-American with a dark complexion, an alert from Calumet Area detectives said.

Whitfield, who is 85 and suffers from dementia, was last seen Sunday, the alert said. He frequents the area near 49th and Cottage Grove Avenue, as well as the West Side. The alert did not specify where on the West SIde Whitfield might be.

Anyone with information is asked to call Calumet Area special victims unit detectives at (312) 747-8274.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.