Concern for Missing Silver Spring Man

A-MoralesDetectives from the 3rd District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a 85-year-old man missing from Silver Spring.

Andres Oscar Morales, of the 700 block of Thayer Avenue in Silver Spring, was last seen at 3:15 p.m. today at his residence.  He is operating a metallic blue, 2008 Toyota Highlander, with Maryland tags 37187M2.  The vehicle has a NASA sticker on the right, rear bumper.

Mr. Morales is described as a Hispanic male with a fair complexion.  He is 5’ 5” tall, weighs 170 pounds, and wears glasses.  He has white hair and blue eyes.  He was last seen wearing a tan hat, a short-sleeve shirt, dark pants and caramel colored shoes.  Mr. Morales is known to frequent downtown Silver Spring.

Police and family are concerned for his welfare as he suffers from dementia.

Anyone with any information regarding Mr. Morales or his vehicle is asked to contact the Montgomery County Police non-emergency number, 301-279-8000.

JMD