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Mansfield police search for missing, endangered man with dementia

Posted at 10:07 PM, Jun 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-15 22:07:03-04

MANSFIELD, Ohio — The Mansfield Police Department is searching for a missing and endangered man.

Wendell Jefferson was last seen leaving his residence on Sackman Street in Mansfield around 12:45 p.m. Saturday.

Jefferson suffers from dementia and is in an electric wheelchair, police said.

Police describe Jefferson as having gray hair, brown eyes, standing five-feet, nine inches tall and weighing 220 pounds.

Jefferson was last seen wearing gray sweatpants, a white thermal shirt, a black jacket and black shoes, police said.

Anyone with information regarding Jefferson's whereabouts should contact authorities at 1-866-693-9171 or 911.