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71-year-old missing man from Opelousas found in Arkansas

Courtesy Opelousas Police Department
Posted at 6:32 PM, Nov 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-11 20:01:55-05

UPDATE: Opelousas Police Chief Martin Mclendon says Paul Jones has been located in Arkansas and will be taken to a hospital there for observation.

OPD appreciates the public's help and Chief Mclendon says he looks forward to returning Jones to his family.

ORIGINAL STORY: The Opelousas Police Department is asking for help in locating 71-year-old Paul Jones.

Jones is about 5'11" and weighs about 160 pounds. He drives a white 2018 Single Cab 1500 Dodge Ram Pick Up with stickers all across the tailgate.

Police say Jones possibly has dementia and was last seen on Sunday morning.

If anyone comes into contact with Jones or has information on his whereabouts, please contact the Opelousas Police Department at 337-948-2500.