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Alzheimer's patient, 71, found safe

Posted at 9:50 AM, Dec 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-26 11:08:19-05

UPDATE: Mr. Affayroux was found safe.

KENOSHA, Wis. — A Silver Alert was issued Wednesday for Thomas W. Affayroux, 71.

Affayroux, who suffers from Alzheimer’s, has been staying with family in Kenosha. He was last seen between midnight and 3 a.m. Wednesday in the area of 90th Street and Sheridan Road.

Affayroux, who possibly was driving a 2014 red Dodge Ram with Wisconsin truck plate LF7202, might be headed to Wild Rose, Wisconsin. He and his wife also have plans to travel to Florida, police said in a news release.

Affayroux, a Vietnam veteran who is 6 foot and about 145 pounds, is described as having longer gray hair, a shaggy beard and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing black pants, a tan, fleece button-up jacket, a gray T-shirt and a Vietnam vet baseball hat.

If anyone sees the vehicle and/or Affayroux, please contact the Kenosha Police Department’s non-emergency line at 262-656-1234.