ASHLAND – The Ashland Police Department is requesting the public's assistance in locating John W. Johnson, 85, of Ashland.

“We are asking for the public's assistance in locating Mr. Johnson,” said police. “He was last seen at in the Ashland area driving the Gray Buick passenger car pictured. He is considered to be an endangered missing person. Please contact 911 if you see him or this vehicle.”

Johnson was last seen wearing gray shorts, a gray and white shirt with yellow stripe, according to police. The vehicle is a 2010 model, according to Boyd County Dispatch. All units were alerted to the missing man. 

"Advised he's a dementia patient," said dispatch. "He's possibly in route to Corbin, KY."