Found: ‘Endangered’ man, 82, with dementia

UPDATE — Tuesday morning, Sept. 3, police announced Joseph Poston has been located.


POINT BREEZE — Philadelphia police are asking for help finding a missing man they’re calling ‘endangered’ because he’s 82 years old and has been diagnosed with dementia.

Joseph Poston was last seen at noon today (Tuesday, Aug. 27) on the 1200 block of S. 23rd Street in Point Breeze.

MISSING: Joseph Poston, from Philadelphia Police Department

He is described as 5’9″ tall, weighing 200 lbs., with a dark brown complexion, medium build, brown eyes and gray hair.

Poston was last seen wearing a blue hat, white and blue shirt, navy blue pants and gray sneakers.

Anyone with information on where Poston may be is asked to call the South Detective Division at 215-686-3013, or 911.

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