Tucson police search for missing vulnerable adult - Tucson News Now

Tucson police search for missing vulnerable adult

David Read (Source: Tucson Police Department) David Read (Source: Tucson Police Department)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The Tucson Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a missing Tucson man.  

According to police, 68-year-old David Read left his assisted living center at 8151 E. Speedway Boulevard on Wednesday, July 19, around 4:30 p.m. He was headed to a church at 1950 S. Wilmot Road.  

Staff at the center told TPD that Read had not made it back to the center as of Thursday, July 20, and he never made it to the church.  

Read functions at the level of a 10 to 12-year-old, according to staff at the assisted living center. He also takes various medications that he does not have with him.  

He is described as black, 5-foot-6, about 150 pounds with gray hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a yellow dress shirt, red tie, dark button-up vest and dark pants, he also wears glasses and walks with a limp. Read is also missing several teeth. 

According to police, he is most likely on foot, but does know how to use the bus system and regularly uses it. He should know his information if asked. 

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 immediately. 

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