Man, 57, missing from mental health center

Missing: Roy Malcom Edwards Jr., 57. This photo is 20 to 30 years old.

September 12, 2011 11:12:17 AM PDT
Officials are asking for the public's help in locating a 57-year-old man who has been missing since Friday.

Roy Malcom Edwards Jr. is missing from the Love and Joy Community Mental Health Center on Mallow Street in the Sunnyside area. He was last seen around 5:30pm Friday.

The Laura Recovery Center is assisting in trying to find Edwards. They say he has diabetes and other health issues, and he is in need of his medications.

Edwards is 6 foot 1 and weighs 260 pounds. He is a white man with a medium complexion, blue eyes and short, gray hair with a receding hairline.

Edwards wears thick, dark brown-lensed glasses. He is blind in his left eye, which is glazed over with a cataract. He also mumbles.

He was last seen wearing khaki pants and a baggy blue shirt.

Anyone with information on Edwards' whereabouts is urged to call the Harris County Sheriff's Office at 713-221-6000 or the Laura Recovery Center at 281-482-5723.

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