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Police continue search for man missing from Forest Grove

Toufik "Tom" Tanous. Photo courtesy of WCSO

79-year-old Toufik "Tom" Tanous walked away from the Hawthorne House Care Facility in Forest Grove Tuesday night. The Forest Grove Police Department and the Washington County Sheriff's Office are searching for Tanous, who has Alzheimer's.

According to a Washington County Sheriff's Office press release, Tanous is believed to have walked away from the care facility he resides in, located at located at 2635 21st Ave in Forest Grove, between 8 and 8:30 p.m.

Tanous is a 5 feet ten inches tall, weighs 125 pounds, has white hair and brown eyes, and goes by the name "Tom." He was last wearing the clothes in the photo above.

"Mr. Tanous may seek shelter in small or reclusive areas and may have trouble engaging or responding to . . .

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