Police: Elderly Man With Ties to Wyandotte Is Missing

Daniel Edward Lewis, 81, was last seen at about 7 p.m. Thursday in Dearborn.

Update, 5 p.m. Friday: Daniel Edward Lewis has been found, according to the Dearborn Police Department. He is safe, unharmed and back with his family.


Dearborn police are requesting the public's assistance in locating an elderly man with dementia who went missing Thursday evening.

According to police, 81-year-old Daniel Edward Lewis was last seen around 7 p.m. Thursday at his daughter's house near Telegraph Road and Carlysle Street in Dearborn.

Lewis is described as an African-American man with short black and gray hair and a moustache. He is 5-foot-4 and weighs 120 pounds. He was last seen wearing a blue shirt and blue jacket.

Family members told police that Lewis suffers from dementia, but is not violent.

Lewis has also resided in the areas of Ecorse and Wyandotte, and residents of those areas also are advised to keep a look out for a man fitting his description.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the at 313-943-2241.


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