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.