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Published on May 27, 2024
Urgent Search for Missing 88-Year-Old Man with Dementia in HoustonSource: HPD

The search is on for an 88-year-old Houston man with dementia who has gone missing. Johnnie Capps, who was last seen in the 5100 block of Jefferson near Telephone Road, is the subject of an urgent appeal from the Houston Police Department to members of the public to keep their eyes peeled and report any sightings. According to KHOU, Capps stands 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighs 190 pounds, and has blue eyes with partially bald brown hair. The attire he was wearing at the time he disappeared was not noted.

No additional information about Capps' disappearance was provided. Appealing to the public's sense of urgency, Houston Police have activated a Silver Alert, information about which can be found on TX_Alerts. This alert system, specifically for missing elderly individuals with cognitive impairment, was announced as active by the Houston Police on May 7th, 2024.

Community members with any information or who might catch sight of Capps are being encouraged to immediately reach out to the Houston Police Department's Missing Persons Unit. Any vital details that could assist in the quick and safe return of Capps should be phoned into HPD at 832-394-1840.