Police search for missing 79-year-old man

Hialeah Gardens police search for Gilberto Hernandez


HIALEAH GARDENS, Fla. – Hialeah Gardens police are asking for the public's help in finding a 79-year-old man who was last seen Wednesday night.

Gilberto Hernandez suffers from Alzheimer's disease, has a curved right hand and a limp on his right leg.

He disappeared from his apartment at 9921 W. Okeechobee Road, where he lives with his son.

Hernandez is known to use public transportation to get around the city.

He was last seen wearing jeans and a green or gray shirt.

Police have received several reports that Hernandez was spotted in different parts of Miami-Dade County, but none of those leads have come up with his location.

Anyone who knows Hernandez's whereabouts is asked to call police.