Officials searching for missing man who walked out of assisted living facility

Tuesday, July 31, 2012 - 12:54pm

Authorities need your help to find an elderly man who apparently walked away from a west Shreveport assisted living facility this morning and has not been seen or heard from since.

At approximately 10:12 a.m. on July 31, 2012 Shreveport Police patrol officers were dispatched to Heritage Manor Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in the 9700 block of Mansfield Road relative to a missing person. Upon arrival, officers contacted staff members who reported 58 year old Will Lee Young, a resident of their facility, apparently walked away from the property around 9:00 a.m. this morning and has not been seen since.

Mr. Young, who is reportedly suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, is described as a black male, approximately five feet seven inches tall weighing about 175 pounds. He was last seen wearing a dark blue and green striped shirt and blue jeans. Patrol officers and detectives have been in the area diligently searching for Mr. Young. If anyone has information regarding the whereabouts of Will Lee Young, they are asked to immediately call Shreveport Police Headquarters at 318-673-BLUE(2583), 911, or Shreveport-Caddo Parish Crime Stoppers at 318-673-7373.


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