A Silver Alert was issued Friday afternoon for a 64-year-old man who went missing in West Covina, suffers from Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, and may state that he is “sent by God.”
Donald Reed Tasker was last seen about 2 p.m. Thursday walking away from a home on East Brooktree Circle, in the area of Amar Road and South Lark Ellen Avenue, according to the California Highway Patrol, which issued the alert on behalf of the West Covina Police Department. He was wearing a dark blue jacket, jeans, blue hat and black shoes.
Tasker is described as 6 feet tall, 110 pounds, with gray hair and brown eyes, police reported.
“If contacted, Donald may state that he is going to church or sent by God,” police said.
Anyone with information about his whereabouts was urged to call the West Covina Police Department at 626-939-8500 or a 24-hour anonymous tip line 626-939-8688.
The Silver Alert program was established to issue and coordinate alerts involving the unexplained or suspicious disappearance of elderly, developmentally disabled and cognitively impaired individuals, according to the CHP.