Silver Alert issued for missing Tulsa man

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Carl Rupe walked away from a home near 65th and Mingo on July 9, 2019, but didn't return. (Courtesy of TPD)

Tulsa police issued a Silver Alert early Wednesday morning for 85-year-old Carl Rupe, who disappeared Tuesday night.

Officers say Carl was last seen at a home near 65th and Mingo around 7:30 p.m. He was going on a walk, but didn't come back.

Family says he has a slight hunch back and wears bifocals.

Carl was wearing a gray short sleeve shirt, blue jeans and gray tennis shoes when he went missing.

He's five feet, eight inches tall and weighs about 145 pounds.

Carl was recently diagnosed with dementia.