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Elderly Man With Alzheimer’s Missing From Irving Park

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Freddie Burgos (Credit: Chicago Police)

Freddie Burgos (Credit: Chicago Police)

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CHICAGO (STMW) – An elderly man suffering from Alzheimer’s disease went missing Sunday from his Irving Park neighborhood home on the North Side.

Freddie Burgos, 73, was last seen at 8 a.m. when he left his home in the 3800 block of North Albany Avenue, according to a community alert from Area North detectives.

He suffers from Alzheimer’s disease and high blood pressure, the alert said. He is wearing a medic alert bracelet but is not carrying any money or identification.

Burgos, who is the father of a Chicago Police officer, may frequent Horner or Humboldt parks, the alert said.

He is described as a white Hispanic with a medium complexion, 5-feet-7, 145 pounds with brown hair and gray eyes, the alert said. He has a tattoo of an eagle on his right bicep.

Burgos was last seen wearing a red sweatshirt with “USA” on the front, blue jean slacks and black shoes, according to the alert.

Anyone with information should contact Area North detectives at (312) 744-8266.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2012. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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