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Silver Alert issued for missing Valley Stream man with dementia

A Silver Alert has been issued for Jose

A Silver Alert has been issued for Jose Garcia, 81, of Valley Stream. Garcia, who has dementia, was last seen about 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015, according to Nassau police. Credit: NCPD

Nassau County police have issued a Silver Alert for a missing Valley Stream man who has dementia.

On Wednesday police released a photograph of Jose Garcia, 81, who was last seen in Valley Stream at about 4 p.m. Tuesday.

Police said he possibly was wearing a Brooklyn Cyclones baseball cap.

The Silver Alert program is designed to inform local media, hospitals and law enforcement agencies when a senior citizen or individual with mental or cognitive disorders is missing.

Anyone with information can call the Fifth Precinct at 516-573-6500 or 911.

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