Serious missing alert issued for Detroit man suffering from schizophrenia

Posted at 9:42 AM, Oct 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-23 09:43:18-04

Detroit Police need help locating a man missing since Oct. 22. 

Officers say 51-year-old Geoffrey Purcell was last seen going to church on the 20500 block of Westmoreland around 11:00 a.m. 

This is the first time Purcell has gone missing, police say. 

He is 5-feet 6-inches with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing black pants, a white shirt and a gray sweatshirt. 

Police say Purcell is in good physical condition but suffers from schizophrenia. 

If you've seen Geoffrey Purcell, give police a call at (313) 596-5840.