Kern River Valley

Kern County authorities want with missing elderly man

WOFFORD HEIGHTS, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — A elderly man is missing, and the Kern County Sheriff's Office wants help making sure he's safely found.

David Periera, 83, suffers from dementia, the sheriff's office said.

Periera, 5-foot-1 and 130 pounds with gray hair and green eyes, was last seen Friday walking in the area of Wofford Boulevard and Panorama Drive in Wofford Heights. He was wearing a blue US Foods baseball hat, tan jacket, blue shirt, blue sweats and white hi-top tennis shoes.

No photo was provided by the sheriff's office.

Anyone who sees Periera should call the sheriff's office at (661) 861-3110.