Red Deer RCMP looking for missing elderly man with dementia

Melvin Bailey, 71, was last known to be in Sicamous, B.C., which is 600 km from Red Deer

Red Deer RCMP are asking the public to help find a missing elderly man with dementia.

Melvin Bailey, 71, left the Piper Creek Lodge on Thursday morning in a white 1997 Chevrolet truck with an Alberta licence plate reading BVF 3096.

He is described as five foot eight and 220 pounds with grey hair and blue eyes.

Police said Bailey may be unaware of his surroundings.

He was last known to be in Sicamous, B.C., which is 600 kilometres from Red Deer. Police say it’s believed Bailey is headed east, back toward Alberta.



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