UPDATE: Missing West Monroe man found safe

Ellis Rushing
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Published: Sep. 12, 2020 at 3:11 PM CDT
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UPDATE: Ellis Rushing was located by Catahoula Parish Sheriff’s Office around 4 a.m. on Sept. 13, 2020. He is in good condition and has been reunited with his family.

WEST MONROE, La (KNOE) - Authorities are asking for your help to find an elderly man reported missing.

West Monroe Police Department is looking for Ellis Rushing, 79.

They say he left his residence on Blanchard Street, going to a local fast-food restaurant on Sept. 11, 2020, at 8:30 p.m.

He was driving a 2012 black Honda Civic with a broken hubcap on the dashboard and a Westbrook Villa identification badge hanging from the inside rearview mirror. The vehicle has Louisiana license plate YZU759.

Rushing was last seen wearing an LSU shirt, blue jeans, and an LSU baseball cap. Ellis is described as a White male, 5′ 10″ tall, and weighing 155 lbs.

Police say Ellis suffers from dementia and diabetes.

If you have additional information that could help lead to finding Ellis Rushing, you are asked to contact the West Monroe Police Department at (318) 396-2722.

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