Elderly Richmond Heights man goes missing

Update: Robert Mierisch has been found and is safe.

James Robert Mierisch

James Robert Mierisch

RICHMOND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI) – Police in Richmond Heights are asking the public to help find a 69-year-old man.

The Richmond Heights Police Department issued an Endangered Silver Advisory for James Robert Mierisch. He was last seen at a home in the 7400 block of Dale Avenue on November 1st.

Mierisch is described as a white male, 6’04″, weighing 258 lbs, with white hair and black eyes. He was wearing a dark color shirt and blue jeans. Authorities say he has a unique scar near his left eye.

The 69-year-old has been diagnosed with Schizophrenia, early onset dementia, diabetes, and high blood pressure. He drives a black 2004 Volvo S60 bearing Missouri license plate number SN7P1J.

Police say he contacted his daughter and told her his nose was bleeding. He was going to the hospital but he never made it.

If you have any information immediately dial 911 to contact the nearest law enforcement agency or call the Richmond Heights Police Department at 314-645-3000.