Lufkin Police Issue Alert For Missing Elderly Man
Lufkin Police area asking for the public's help in locating a missing elderly man. Moses Jeffero, 85, was reported missing by his wife at 6:14 p.m., Sunday, December 9th. Mr. Jeffero suffers from Alzheimer's Disease and was last seen jumping the back fence of his home at 802 Rowe Ave. around 5:55 p.m. Rowe Avenue is located about 3 blocks north of Abney Avenue.
Additional manpower was called in to assist in the search. Thermal imaging from the ground and sky was also done overnight to no avail.
Coordinating efforts are underway with his doctor and state officials to get the proper documentation needed to issue a Silver Alert. A statewide teletype has been sent out to surrounding agencies and a phone message has been sent out to everyone in his neighborhood notifying them to be on the lookout for him. The North Lufkin community is also assisting in the search.
As of 7:30 a.m., Monday, Mr. Jeffero had not been located.
He is described as 5'11, 200 pounds and is wearing a blue sweat suit.
If you see him, please call the Lufkin PD non-emergency number at 936-633-0356.