Silver Alert issued for missing NW Houston man

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Authorities have issued a regional Silver Alert for a missing 71-year-old-man last seen earlier this week in northwest Houston.

Perry Larkins was last seen Tuesday around 12:30 p.m. in the 3800 block of Storm Creek Drive. Larkins has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's and has other medical conditions, according to the Texas Center for the Missing.

Larkins is a Black man, 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 200 pounds. He was last seen wearing a brown suit, brown dress pants and brown dress shoes. He was also seen driving a 2012 red Nissan Frontier pickup truck with Texas license plates 45086D.

If you have any information about Larkins' disappearance, call the Houston Police Department Missing Persons Unit at 832-394-1840.

The Houston Regional Silver Alert System is administered by Texas Center for the Missing, and is designed to help locate missing elderly diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer's. The program is a cooperative public service effort between local law enforcement, news media outlets, business partners, and the public.

The Houston Regional Silver Alert covers the Houston-Galveston 14-county region, including Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, San Jacinto, Walker, Waller, and Wharton counties.

Only a law enforcement agency can issue a regional or state Silver Alert. If your loved one is missing, please contact 911 immediately.
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