UPDATE – Mr. Tate has been located in southern Illinois. He is safe and his family is now making arrangements to bring him home. The Calumet City Police and his family would like to thank everyone for bringing attention to this situation.
Calumet City Police are asking for the public’s help as they investigate the Wednesday disappearance of a 59-year-old man suffering from early onset dementia.
Thomas Tate was last seen driving a blue 2020 Acura TLX similar to the one in the attached photo. The vehicle has an Illinois license plate of BN85877. Mr. Tate is a Black male, medium complexion, 6-5, 245 pounds and bald.
His family said he left his home in the 400 block of Campbell Avenue around 2:30pm Wednesday to visit relatives in the 9200 block of South University Avenue in Chicago. He never arrived. Mr. Tate suffers from early onset dementia and becomes easily confused when it gets dark outside.
Anyone with information should contact Calumet City Police at 708-868-2500.