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75-year-old man with dementia missing in Detroit

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Posted at 6:24 AM, Feb 07, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-07 12:36:09-05

DETROIT, MI (WXYZ) — Melvin Field was a grounding force for his family. The 75-year-old was living is now missing, and his family is looking for him.

"Nobody's seen him," she said. "We couldn't find him anywhere."

Renee Prevost says her father has dementia and he doesn't have his medication.

His disappearance has the family fearing the worst.

"There's no telling if you know he has frostbite or hypothermia or if he's even alive," the family said. "There's no idea where he could be."

"We even called homeless shelters but they won't release any information. They say it's confidential," she said.

At this point, Prevost is desperate to bring her father home.

"If you've seen him, contact Detroit police. We have a missing person's report filed," she said. "If you see him, just call."