(Missing Person)…It was reported at just after 11:00 Tuesday night.

Yuma County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a residence on West 45th Street. The reporting party said the missing person was last seen leaving his home at 8:30 that night. He was identified as 78 year old James Edward Degan of Yuma. He is described as six feet tall, weighing around 260 pounds, with gray hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a gray t-shirt, jean shorts, black socks and black shoes. The man suffers from Alzheimer’s and multiple other illnesses. A search for the man has been unsuccessful. They are asking for the public’s assistance. Anyone who sees or thinks they have seen Mr. Degan, contact the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office.