Police locate missing Hammond man
UPDATE: Police have located 78 year old Peter Jackson. Jackson was located at approximately 9:30 am, alert and laying in a wooded area north of his residence.
The Hammond Fire Department and Acadian Ambulance responded to the scene.
Jackson was taken to North Oaks Medical Center for an evaluation.
HAMMOND - Authorities are searching for an elderly man that went missing early Saturday morning.
The Hammond Police Department is asking for assistance in locating a missing person, Peter Jackson, 78, of Hammond.
According to police, Jackson was last seen on Saturday, April 11 at around 9:30 a.m. at his residence on Clinton Court. He was last seen wearing a blue button-up shirt with a white shirt underneath, blue jeans and white tennis shoes. He is approximately 5’7” and 165 pounds.
Jackson suffers from dementia and diabetes.
If anyone has any information on Jackson’s whereabouts, please contact the Hammond Police Department at 985-277-5701.
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