D.C. police seek missing 88-year-old man

Police say Matthews was last seen late Monday night. (Courtesy Metropolitan Police Department)

WASHINGTON – D.C. police are looking for an 88-year-old man missing since Monday.

John Matthews was last seen in the 1400 block of Oglethorpe Street NW at about 10:15 p.m. Monday. He is described as 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighing 155 pounds, with brown eyes, gray hair and a medium complexion.

Police say Matthews was last seen wearing brown pants, a blue sweater and maroon vest. He suffers from dementia and may be in need of medication, police say.

Anyone with information about Matthews’ location is asked to call (202) 727-9099 or send an anonymous text message to 50411.

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