Man with dementia missing from Northwest Side

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Ignacio Espinoza | Chicago police

Police are seeking help in locating a 72-year-old man with dementia who was reported missing from the Pulaski Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

Ignacio Espinoza was last seen at home about 1 p.m. Sunday in the 6100 block of North Jersey Avenue, Chicago Police said. He was also spotted near the Rosemont CTA Blue Line station at 5801 N. River Road in Rosemont. He was wearing a gray fur-lined hooded jacket.

Espinoza was described as a 5-foot-6, 180-pound Hispanic man, with an olive complexion and black and gray hair, police said.

He is known to frequent Hollywood Park at Peterson and Jersey Avenues, and the McDonald’s across the street from there, police said. Espinoza speaks limited English.

Anyone with information was asked to call the Area North Special Victims Unit at (312) 744-8266.

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