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Elderly Detroit Man Goes Missing On Easter Sunday

Avan Carr has early signs of dementia.

April 22, 2019 - 11:45 pm

DETROIT (WWJ) -- Detroit police are asking for the public's help in locating an elderly man that went missing on Easter Sunday.

Authorities say 88-year-old Avan Carr got into his blue 2009 Jeep Commander around 6:30 p.m. on Sunday and left his home in the 14200 block of Marlowe on the city's west side. He never returned home and has not been seen since.

Carr is described as 5-foot-9, 123 lbs., with "salt and pepper hair," but is bald on top. Police say Carr has a mustache, dark complexion and brown eyes. He was reportedly wearing a black vest and blue jeans when he left on Sunday.

Police say Carr's Jeep has a license plate number DZA0768 and the driver's side fender is missing paint.

It was reported that Carr has early signs of Dementia.

Anyone who has seen Avan Carr or knows of his whereabouts is asked to call Detroit Police Department's Second Precinct at 313-596-5201 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak Up.