Man reported missing from Near West Side

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Demetrius Richards | Chicago Police

A man with a developmental disability was reported missing Friday night from the Near West Side neighborhood.

Demetrius Richards, 30, was last seen Thursday in the 1300 block of West Madison Street, according to Chicago Police. Previously, he was found in the vicinity of the Lake Theatre at 1022 Lake St. in Oak Park.

Richards has a developmental disorder that gives him the mental capacity of a 16-year-old, police said. Additionally, he has been diagnosed with schizophrenia.

Richards was described as black, about 5-foot-3, 168 pounds with black hair and brown eyes, police said. He was last seen wearing beige trousers and shirt, a red jacket and hat and white gym shoes.

Anyone with information should contact Area North detectives at (312) 744-8266.

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