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Missing elderly man was last seen in east Oak Cliff a day ago

Horace Wise, 86, was last seen Thursday afternoon in the 3400 block of Burnside Avenue, near the VA hospital.

Dallas police are asking for the public’s help finding a missing elderly man.

Horace Wise, 86, was last seen about 4:30 p.m. Thursday in the 3400 block of Burnside Avenue, near the VA hospital in east Oak Cliff.

Wise is described as a black man who is 5-7 and about 150 pounds, with gray hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing long pants and a white shirt.

He may be confused and need assistance, police said.

Anyone with information about Wise’s whereabouts is asked to call 911 or Dallas police at 214-671-4268.

Tom Steele, Breaking News Producer. Tom has covered breaking news for The Dallas Morning News since 2016. He has worked in a number of other capacities for The News since 2007, and he was previously a copy editor at The Florida Times-Union in Jacksonville, Fla. He has degrees in journalism and economics from Lehigh University.

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