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April 25, 2014

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80-year-old with Alzheimer’s missing since Tuesday

John Collier, 80, has been missing since Tuesday, Sept. 25.

John Collier, 80, has been missing since Tuesday, Sept. 25.

Metro Police is asking for the public’s assistance in locating an 80-year-old Las Vegas man suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and missing since Tuesday.

In a news release issued Thursday, Metro said John Collier was last seen walking about 9 a.m. Tuesday in the area of North Buffalo and West Vegas drives in northwest Las Vegas. He may have been trying to walk to a group home on Tree Line Drive in northeast Las Vegas.

Collier is black, 6-feet-2, 220 pounds, bald and was wearing a tan baseball hat, a green-plaid long-sleeve button-down shirt, blue jeans and gray/white New Balance shoes.

He may be in need of medical attention, Metro said.

Metro is asking hospitals to check their registers for Collier or any 80-year-old John Doe matching Collier’s description.

Anyone with information about Collier is asked to contact Metro’s missing persons detail at 702-838-2907 or 702-828-3111.

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