Vancouver Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing elderly man.
Sixty-two-year-old Gerardo Villanueva left Vancouver General Hospital near West 12th Avenue and Heather Street at 7:30 pm and has not been heard from since. Gerardo requires medication and suffers from severe Dementia.
Mr. Villanueva is Filipino, 5’3″ tall, has a slight build with dark brown hair and brown eyes. He was wearing a grey sweater and blue sweat pants. He is not dressed appropriately for the weather and may not be wearing shoes or a jacket.
A search of the area where he was last seen, and his home near East 14th Avenue and Ontario Street, along with checks of local hospitals, cab companies, transit, and other police agencies, have failed to turn up any sign of him.
Anyone who sees Gerardo Villanueva is asked to call 9-1-1 immediately, ask for police and ambulance, and stay with him until officers arrive.