Man with ‘diminished mental capacity’ missing from Humboldt Park

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Michael Matthews | Chicago Police photo

A man with “a diminished mental capacity” was reported missing Wednesday from the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side.

Michael Matthews, 23, was last seen about 12:40 p.m. at his home in the 1500 block of North Washtenaw, police said.

Matthews was described as a black man, standing 6-foot-2 and weighing 210 pounds, police said. He has brown eyes, black hair and a medium complexion.

Police said he is prone to having seizures and has “a diminished mental capacity.”

Matthews was last seen wearing a olive/brown-colored waist-length coat, a red flannel shirt, blue jeans and beige Timberland boots.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call Area North detectives at (312) 744-8200.

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