Bristol police ask for help in finding missing man

Bristol Police are asking for assistance in the search for Alan Mello. (Bristol Police Department)

BRISTOL, R.I. (WLNE) — Bristol police are asking the public’s help in finding a man who they say went last week.

Alan Mello, 76, was reported missing to Bristol police on May 22.

Maj. Brian Burke said he was last in contact with his family on May 13.

Mello was described as being 5 feet, 7 inches tall and weighs about 230 pounds  He has blue eyes and gray hair.

Burke said the 76-year-old is known to wear blue jeans and flannel shirts. He drives a 2002 red Toyota Solara convertible with a black top with Massachusetts registration 5213XF.

Anyone who has information about Mello’s whereabouts should call the Bristol Police Department at 401-253-6900 or submit information through Tip411 at

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