Detroit police seek missing 70-year-old man

Missing man reportedly has schizophrenia and dementia

Larry Hawkins
Larry Hawkins (Detroit Police Department)

DETROIT – Detroit police are searching for a 70-year-old man named Larry Hawkins who was last seen in the 19100 block of Lauder around 8:45 a.m. Monday.

He was seen leaving the location heading east on West Seven Mile Road. His guardian reported that he has a history of wandering off.

He is described as a Black man, 6 feet tall, about 145 pounds, has brown eyes, and grey hair. Hawkins was last seen wearing a white T-shirt, gray jogging pants, black gym shoes, and carrying a tan coat in his hands.

He was reportedly diagnosed with schizophrenia, dementia and is unable to communicate due to a previous stroke. Police say he takes medications, and did not have any with him at the time.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 313-596-1240.

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