Chesterfield Police expand search for subject of Silver Alert
Update: Vernon Bowers has been located safe at this time.
(KTRS) – The Chesterfield Police are looking for an elderly man who wandered away Tuesday morning.
Police say 81-year-old Vernon August Bowers suffers from dementia and was last seen near Olive and Ladue. Bowers is a white male, about five feet eight inches tall with gray hair. He was last seen wearing a blue shirt and dark park. Police say that Bowers may be confused and has trouble with his speech.
Police in Chesterfield plan to expand their search Wednesday afternoon. Police expect to have more than 100 searchers today, so they want residents to be aware that they may see people walking in areas behind homes and through wooded areas.
Anyone who sees Bowers is asked to call 911.