Silver Alert Issued for Elderly Glendale Man

Silver Alert Issued for Elderly Glendale Man

Authorities are urging residents to keep their eyes open for 83-year-old Earl Purdue.

Glendale Police issued a SILVER Alert for Purdue after he left his home without his wife’s knowledge. He drove off in his daughter’s vehicle, a white 2002 Lexus/GS300 with Arizona License plate – AWG2888 and was last seen near 51st and Olive.

The alert describes Purdue as a white, 5-foot-11 male weighing 220 pounds with grey hair and blue eyes. When he left home he was wearing a long-sleeve button-down shirt with blue and white stripes. His family is concerned as he suffers from dementia and Alzheimer’s. He uses a colostomy bag and needs daily medication for heart problems and neurological disorders.

The Lexus vehicle had a full tank of gas and could travel about 330 miles before being filled up. Purdue may have his ID, debit card and $2 cash with him. The debit card has not been used as of yet.

Anyone with any information regarding his whereabouts is asked to call 911 or the Glendale Police Department, Sgt. Mario Sanchez at (602) 930-3000.

Please visit the official website of the Glendale Police Department for more information and updates.

Photo: Glendale Police Department

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