Nacogdoches Co. authorities searching for missing 73-year-old

Source: Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office
Source: Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office

NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - Deputies with the Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office are searching the Cushing area for a 73-year-old man believed to have Alzheimer's.

Ernest McBride is a white man and was reported missing from his home around 1:50 a.m. Thursday. He was last seen walking in the Cushing area around 5 p.m. Wednesday.

He is 6-foot tall with brown eyes and brown hair. He was last seen wearing a white cowboy straw hat, blue striped shirt, jeans and black shoes. He is believed to be walking with a small dog.

Sheriff Jason Bridges said there is a concern McBride may be confused and unable to find his way home and could have walked several miles by now.

Anyone with information on McBride's whereabouts should contact the sheriff's office at 936-560-7777.

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