DETROIT -

Detroit police are asking for the public's assistance in the search for a missing 70-year-old man last seen Thursday afternoon.

Police say James E. McCarren was last seen by his caregiver at Grand River Avenue and Joy Road.

He is described as white, standing 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighing about 135 pounds. He has brown eyes, salt-and-pepper hair and a full beard. He was wearing a white T-shirt, black jeans and black Reebok-style shoes.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call Detroit police at 313-898-3928.