News Update: Police Locate Missing Norcross Man

Police report that the 72-year-old Norcross man, missing since this morning, has been located and is safe.

Update: Thursday, Jan. 24, 5:20 p.m.

The Norcross man, missing since 8:30 a.m., has been located and is safe according to Norcross Police.

(Information provided by Norcross Patch.)


Norcross Police are asking for the public's assistance in finding a missing man in the area.

Edsel Walker, 72, was reportedly last seen at 8:30 a.m. Thursday in Norcross. He left his home to take a walk near Sheffield Road and North Norcross-Tucker Road, according to a news release from Norcross Police spokesman Capt. Brian Harr.

Walker, who suffers from dementia, is described as being a white older male, 5'11" and 160 pounds. He was last seen wearing light brown pants, a faded blue jacket and a gray stocking cap.

If you have any information about Walker's whereabouts, contact the Norcross Police Department at 770-448-2111 or dial 911.

This story first appeared in the Norcross Patch



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