Updated: Jan. 6, 2017 at 10:50 a.m.
A 79-year-old black male using a walker went missing Thursday in the 2100 block of I Street NW, according to a D.C. alert.
The Metropolitan Police Department sent out an alert to members of the second district of D.C. and tweeted identifying information shortly before 7 p.m. Thursday.
The man went missing at 1 p.m. and was last seen wearing a tan coat with blue jeans. He is 5 foot 10 inches tall, weighs 105 pounds and has a medium complexion, and his walker has tennis balls on the wheels, according to the alert.
The alert instructed people who found the man to call 911 instead of interacting.
Missing person in the 2100 b/o I Street, NW. LOF B/M, 79 years of age, 5'10", 105 lbs, tan coat,blue jeans,walker w/tennis balls on wheels.
— DC Police Department (@DCPoliceDept) January 5, 2017