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VPD searches for missing man with dementia

Vancouver Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 58-year-old man who may suffer from dementia.

Edward Cheney was last seen leaving his home near East Hastings and Main streets on January 21 at 9 a.m.

Mr. Cheney is white and 6 feet one inch tall. He has a medium build, blue eyes and grey hair. He was last seen wearing a blue t-shirt, black nylon track pants and a grey baseball cap. Mr. Cheney was not seen wearing a jacket.

It is believed that Mr. Cheney will be walking. His disappearance is out of character and police and outreach workers are concerned for his safety.

Anyone who sees Edward Cheney is asked to call 9-1-1 and stay with him until first responders arrive.