Police search for 61-year-old Paterson man suffering early stages of Alzheimer’s

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(Paterson Police)

(Paterson Police)

PATERSON, N.J. (PIX11) — Police are asking for the public’s assistance finding a missing 61-year-old man with high blood pressure and early stages of Alzheimer’s.

61-year-old Robert “Junior” Peterson was reported missing Thursday. He was wearing black shorts, a white or red t-shirt, and black Nike sneakers. Other distinguishing features include a bruise on his right shin and scar on his right hand.

Peterson is 5 feet 10 inches tall, weighs 235 pounds, and has salt and pepper hair, as well as a full gray beard.

If anyone comes in contact with Mr. Peterson or has any information as to his whereabouts, they are asked to please contact the Paterson Police Department immediately HEREĀ or callĀ (973) 321-1111.