Mon, 17 Mar 2014 21:48:42 GMT — COLUMBIA (WACH) -- The Columbia Police Department is searching for a missing elderly man. A spokesperson for CPD says 70 year-old Eugene Scott was last seen leaving Hyatt Avenue around 10 oâ??clock Sunday morning, after he told a caregiver that he was going to church. Columbia Police say the caregiver became concerned when Scott did not make it to church. Police say there told it is not uncommon for Scott to leave his residence to run errands, but loved ones are extremely concerned about his well-being. Scott has a health condition that requires medication. He also has impaired vision in his left eye, and has difficulty walking. Scott was last seen wearing jeans and a grey T-shirt, and a dark blue windbreaker style jacket. He is described as a black male, with grey hair, brown eyes weighing approximately 160 pounds and standing 5â??10".
Acting Police Chief Melron Kelly encourages citizens with information about Scottâ??s whereabouts to call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.