DETROIT -

Detroit police are asking for your help in finding a missing 68-year-old man.

--Photograph of Joe Louis Richards, Jr. released by Detroit Police Department

Joe Louis Richards, Jr. was last seen by his caregiver around 11 p.m. Monday,Jan.17 at a home in the 120000 block of Westwood.

Richards was wearing a bluejacket with embroidered lettering "Local 235 Committee" on the front, a brown shirt, and blue jeans.  

Richard is 5’-11", 169 lbs., with brown eyes, black hair, light complexion with a full beard and mustache.

He is a diabetic who relies on taking insulin.  His care giver is unsure if missing took his medication when she last saw him.

If anyone has seen Joe Louis Richards, Jr., please contact the Detroit Police Department's Criminal Investigative Bureau at 313-596-5240.  

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