Area police search for missing man

Authorities are looking for a missing elderly man who last was seen in the Morgan City area.

Robert Poole, 83, of Arizona last was seen Tuesday morning at Comfort Inn & Suites in Morgan City and appeared to be headed toward Raceland, although he was a guest of the Comfort Inn & Suites in Franklin.

Poole possibly suffers from dementia and needs medication, which he has not had since Tuesday morning, according to Franklin Police Lt. Tina Thibodaux.

Poole is a white male who stands 5 feet, 6 inches tall and weighs 190 pounds with pure gray hair. He drives a beige 2005 Toyota Highlander and may have traveled to Meridian, Miss. He was last seen wearing blue jeans and a tan sweatshirt.

If he is seen or heard from, contact any local police agency.

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Franklin Banner-Tribune
P.O. Box 566, Franklin, LA 70538
Phone: 337-828-3706
Fax: 337-828-2874

Morgan City Daily Review
P.O. Box 948, Morgan City, LA 70381
Phone: 985-384-8370
Fax: 985-384-4255

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