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Published on June 11, 2024
DeKalb County Police Seek Help to Locate Missing 84-Year-Old Stone Mountain ManSource: DeKalb County Police Department

DeKalb County police are asking for the public's assistance in locating an elderly man reported missing since Sunday, WSB-TV reports. William Johnson, 84, of Stone Mountain is the subject of concern after leaving his residence in the neighborhood of Beresford Circle and not returning.

Johnson is described as 5 feet 10 inches tall and approximately 176 lbs., with brown eyes and gray hair, characteristics shared in details furnished by both FOX 5 Atlanta and WSB-TV; he had an army green bookbag in his possession when he was last spotted departing his home. Authorities have issued a Mattie's Call, Georgia's public alert for vulnerable adults who are missing, specifically for those elderly or with disabilities.

There's a call to action for anyone who might have seen Johnson or knows of his current location to immediately get in touch with the DeKalb County Police Department’s Special Victims Unit, the concern for his wellbeing is mounting with each hour that passes.

The community is reminded to be on the lookout for Johnson, considering the urgency of these situations where every moment is critical sighting or recollection could be the key that assists in his safe return, if you have information you're encouraged to contact officials at 770-724-7710.