Update: Police Search for Missing 70-Year-Old Dementia Patient

Police say the missing man is described as a 5-foot-7, 110-pound Asian male who is wearing a backpack and ball cap.

San Jose police are currently hovering over Newark in a helicopter as part of a search for a missing elderly man who suffers from dementia, Newark police said.

San Jose authorities began circling around the area of Thornton Avenue and City Hall around 12:40 p.m. to look for the missing 70-year-old man.

The missing man is described as a 5-foot-7 tall, 110-pound Asian male who was last seen wearing a backpack and ball cap.

Any person with information concerning these incidents can contact the Newark Police Department's non-emergency line at 510-578-4237 or call the Silent Witness Hotline at 510-578-4000, extension 500.

Follow the Newark Police Department at nixle.com.

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