Garfield Heights Police find missing elderly man with severe dementia

Garfield Heights Police find missing elderly man with severe dementia

GARFIELD HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) - ***UPDATE 3:55 p.m.***

Garfield Heights Police discovered Alfphonso Walker in a wooded area. Walker has been transported to a local hospital for treatment.

***UPDATE 1:58 p.m***

Alphonso Walker, an 83-year-old Garfield Heights man who suffers from severe dementia, has been reported missing.

According to police, Walker wandered away from his residence -- without a coat -- at about 2:30 a.m. Sunday.

He doesn’t recognize his own name, and was last seen wearing glasses, a white T-shirt, gray sweatpants and black shoes.

Walker is 5-foot-11-inches tall, and weighs 230 pounds.

Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is asked to call Garfield Heights Police immediately at 216-475-1234.

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