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D.C. police search for elderly man

John Matthews (Courtesy D.C. Metropolitan Police)

WASHINGTON – D.C. Metro Police have issued a Silver Alert for an 88-year-old man with dementia.

John Matthews was last seen in the 1400 block of Oglethorpe Street NW Wednesday.

He is described as a black male, about 5-foot-9, weighing 155 pounds, with gray hair. He was wearing brown pants and a blue sweater with a maroon vest.

Anyone in contact with Matthews is asked to contact Detective Randolph at (202) 576-6768 or the D.C. Police at (202) 727-9099.

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