Elderly Man Who Requires Daily Medication Missing Since Last Wednesday

An elderly at-risk man who needs to take medicine everyday has been missing since last week in San Francisco, police said today.

Richard Smart, Jr., 78, was last seen on Feb. 11 in the city’s Bayview District, San Francisco police Officer Grace Gatpandan said.

He is not familiar with the city, Gatpandan said.

Smart is described as a black man standing about 5 feet 10 inches tall and roughly 180 pounds with brown eyes, white and gray hair and one gold front tooth, she said.

He was last seen wearing a brown checkered shirt, black leather jacket, black jeans, white shoes and a baseball cap with a “SF” logo, according to Gatpandan.

Anyone with information on Smart’s whereabouts is asked to call San Francisco police at (415) 553-1071. Anonymous tips can be made by calling (415) 575-4444 or sending a text message to TIP411 with “SFPD” at the start of the message.

Jamey Padojino, Bay City News

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