Elderly Man Missing After Walking Away From Nursing Home

Lucious Mack Pryor
Lucious Mack Pryor

Longview Police are asking for the public's help in locating an elderly man missing since June 22nd.

68 year old Lucious Mack Pryor had been taken to the Aqua Gardens Assisted Living Center by family members to be placed in their care on June 21st.

Shortly after his family left him there, he walked away from the facility.

He was seen by officers in the 600 block of Melton on June 22nd and his welfare was checked.  At that time, he had not been reported missing by his family and after determining that he was not a danger to himself or others and appeared to be alright, officers let him go.

On June 22, 2008, his brother contacted the Longview Police Department and reported him missing at that time.

Mr. Pryor is described as a black male, 5'11", 170 pounds, with salt and pepper hair and brown eyes.  He also has a full beard.  He was last seen wearing khaki colored pants and a striped shirt with a collar.

Anyone who knows the whereabouts of Mr. Pryor is asked to contact the Longview Police Department at 903-237-1199.