Missing person with walker last seen on I Street

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.

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