Police search for missing 63-year-old man in North Smithfield

This is a contributed photo of Philip Emond.

NORTH SMITHFIELD, R.I. (WLNE) — Police are searching for a missing 63-year-old man in North Smithfield.

Philip Emond was last seen just after 2 p.m. Wednesday by family members in their backyard.

Emond, who recently moved to North Smithfield from North Providence, suffers from dementia and Parkinson’s disease.

This is a photo of search efforts for Philip Emond, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022. (WLNE)

The 63-year-old is described as a white man with gray/brown hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a black hoodie, black pants, blue sneakers, and was using a cane to walk.

Police are using drones and K-9 units in the search.

North Smithfield Fire Department Chief David Chartier said it is “imperative we get to him as soon as possible.”

No further information was immediately released.

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