Eric Harris

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61-Year-Old Detroit Man Reported Missing On West Side

May 09, 2018 - 9:12 am

DETROIT (WWJ) - Detroit Police are asking for help locating a 61-year-old man reported missing on the city's west side.

Police say Eric Harris was last seen around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 9000 block of Burt Road, along Joy Road west of Evergreen near Rouge Park. Harris' nephew told police that he left the location and never returned. 

Relatives are especially worried because Harris suffers from bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.

Harris is described as a black male with a medium brown complexion, between 5'11" and 6'1" tall and 170-180 lbs. with a gull gray beard. He was last seen wearing a light gray hooded sweatshirt, dark gray jogging pants with a white/blue patch on the right side and worn out gym shoes. 

Anyone who sees Harris or knows of his whereabouts is asked to contact police at 313-596-5600 or 313-596-5640. Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.