August 17, 2011 - Houston police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing elderly man.
James Baker, 72, was discovered missing from the “The Center” at 3550 West Dallas about 4 a.m. today (Aug. 17).
“The Center” is an assisted living facility. It is believed Mr. Baker wandered away of his own free will.
Baker is described as a white male, 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighing 150 pounds with hazel green eyes and grey hair. He speaks with a slur and walks with a forward stoop. It is unknown what clothing Baker was wearing at the time of his disappearance, however he usually prefers to wear blue jeans and a button down shirt. A photo of Baker is attached to this news release.
Anyone with information about Baker’s whereabouts is urged to contact the HPD Missing Persons Unit at 713-731-5223.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.