Oak Park police seek help in finding missing man with dementia

Claude Hughes, 77, was reported missing after leaving home between July 26 and 27

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By Stacey Sheridan

Staff Reporter

The Oak Park Police Department is seeking community assistance in locating a missing man with dementia. Claude Hughes, age 77, was reported missing after leaving his home sometime between the evening of July 26 and the morning of July 27, according to an Aug. 3 news release from the village of Oak Park.

Hughes is 5-feet-11-inches tall and walks with a limp. He could possibly be wearing a black T-shirt and blue jeans with a black leather baseball cap. The Oak Park Police Department encourages anyone with information regarding Hughes's whereabouts to contact the department at 708-386-3800.

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Alan Albro from Oak Park  

Posted: August 3rd, 2020 12:01 PM

He was missing since the morning of July 27 and the first report was 7 days later?? What's wrong with this picture

Al Rossell  

Posted: August 3rd, 2020 11:54 AM

they posted a picture

Ken Hayes from Oak Park  

Posted: August 3rd, 2020 11:00 AM

I know it's not political correct any more, but is he white, black, brown, etc. It would probably help in locating him.

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