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UPDATE: LSP issue Silver Alert for missing St. Martinville man

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Posted at 11:27 AM, Jun 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-24 19:03:43-04

UPDATE: Louisiana State Police has issued a Silver Alert on behalf of the St. Martinville Police Department and is requesting assistance in locating 71-year-old Albert Willis, Jr.

He was last seen by family members on Friday, June 18, at his residence on Knight Street in St. Martinville at 7:30 a.m., police say. He walked away from his home sometime during the day, according to police.

Family members say Willis suffers from dementia that may impair his judgment.

Willis is a black male with short gray hair and brown eyes. He is 5'7" tall and weighs about 140 pounds. He was last seen wearing a red shirt blue jeans, and tan loafers.

Police Chief Ricky Martin says that they have received numerous calls and tips about Willis whereabouts but so far none have led anywhere.

They are continuing to search and ask the public to reach out with any information on the case.

Anyone with information regarding Willis' whereabouts is asked to contact the St. Martinville Police Department at 394-3001 or call 911.

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