Update 7:55 p.m.: Police say the missing man now has been located safely. 
Earlier story: Evanston police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a 68-year-old Evanston man missing since early Tuesday evening.

Police say Jeffrey P. Moran was reported missing early this morning. He was last seen about 7 p.m. Tuesday when he left his home saying he was going to the Walgreen’s on Dempster Street in Skokie.

Moran is not believed to have a car or cell phone and police say he suffers from a medical issue that may affect his cognitive ability and sense of awareness.

He is described as a 5-foot-11-inch tall white male weighing 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing a brown sweater, brown pants, tennis shoes and possibly carrying a tote bag.

Anyone with information related to this missing person is asked to call the Evanston Police Department at 847-866-5000.  Anyone believing they may have located him outside of Evanston is asked to call their local police department for an officer to respond.

Bill Smith is the editor and publisher of Evanston Now.

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