Missing Old Person Alert: 79-Year-Old Donald Edward Scarsdale

The Phoenix Police Department is asking the public's help in tracking down a senior citizen reported missing last night.

Donald Edward Scarsdale, 79, left his home near 39th Avenue and Camelback Road about 7:45 p.m. yesterday. He was last seen driving a white 2010 Toyota Tacoma extended cab pickup truck with Arizona license plate AKJ9278.

Scarsdale suffers from several medical conditions, possibly including onset dementia. Police say he may seem confused.

Scarsdale's described as being about 5-foot-6, 195 pounds and has white hair and blue eyes. Police say he also wears glasses.

He was last seen wearing a striped blue polo shirt, blue jeans, and black tennis shoes.

Anyone with information on Scarsdale's whereabouts is asked to call Phoenix Police at 602-534-2121.

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