UPDATE: Missing Berwick Man Has Been Found
UPDATE: Louisiana State Police have cancelled a Silver Alert for a missing Berwick man. Bruno Leita, 74, was found safe on Monday evening in New Orleans.
Louisiana State Police have issued a Silver Alert on behalf of the Berwick Police Department. They are asking the public's assistance in locating Bruno Joseph Leita Jr., who was reported missing on Sunday, December 17, 2017.
Mr. Leita is a 74-year-old white male with gray hair, a gray beard and brown eyes. He is approximately 5'9" tall and weighs about 190 pounds.
He was last seen on Sunday around 3:00 pm in Donaldsville, LA asking for directions back to Berwick. He was driving a white 2012 Toyota Tundra truck with Louisiana handicapped license plate 411460.
His vehicle was later observed at approximately 6:15 pm traveling north on US 61 near West Pine Street in Gonzales, LA. Mr. Leita was last seen near the intersection of US 61 and LA 64 in Port Hudson area north of Baton Rouge.
Family members say that he suffers from a medical condition which may impair his judgment.
Anyone having any information as to the whereabouts of Bruno Joseph Leita, Jr., should immediately contact the Berwick Police Department at 985-384-7710.