59-year-old man reported missing from North Center

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Police are searching for a 59-year-old man who suffers from schizophrenia and hypertension, and is missing from the Belmont Crossing Nursing Home in the North Center neighborhood.

Rufus Scates walked out of the nursing home where he lives on the 1900 block of West Belmont Avenue on Tuesday.

Scates is described as a 5-foot-9, 209-pound black man with brown eyes, black hair and medium complexion.

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

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