UPDATE: 10 p.m. May 16, 2018 – Police report James Coleman, who had been missing after leaving his home in Manchester’s North End overnight May 14, has been found safe. No further details were immediately available.
MANCHESTER, NH – Manchester Police are seeking the public’s help in locating a missing 69 year-old Queen City resident who suffers from dementia. Police responded to James “Jim” Coleman’s North End residence yesterday after his wife reported him missing.
Mrs. Coleman stated her husband suffers from multiple cognitive issues, including dementia. She believes he left their residence during the overnight hours of May 14 into May 15 because he was gone when she woke for work early yesterday morning.
He left the residence on foot.
Mr. Coleman frequents the Red Arrow Diner (Lowell Street), Chez Vachon (Kelley Street), Barnes and Noble (South Willow Street), Grace Episcopal Church (Pine Street) and his former employer, Wal-Mart in Hooksett.
Mr. Coleman knows his dementia is progressing and has had a difficult time dealing with it lately. He is described as 6 feet tall, 180 pounds with gray hair, reddish-grey beard and blue eyes. If you see Mr. Coleman, please contact the Manchester Police Department at 603-668-8711, reference MPD Case # 18-7213.