FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (WSVN) — Officials are searching for an elderly man who suffers from Alzheimer's and depression.

According to police, 79-year-old Joseph Butler was last seen Thursday evening. He was leaving his apartment near the 600 block of Northwest 10th Avenue in Fort Lauderdale.

Butler stands approximately 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs about 130 pounds. He has gray hair and was last seen wearing a yellow shirt and blue jeans.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of this man, call Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a reward.

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