BERWYN, Ill. — The Berwyn Police Department is seeking the public’s help in trying to locate an elderly Latino man.
Jose G. Arevalo, 83, was last seen Thursday, Dec. 1 around 1:45 p.m. near the intersection of 19th Street and Scoville Avenue in Berwyn.
Arevalo came to the U.S. from Mexico and built a mechanic business in Little Village where he helped people in the community start their careers. He recently celebrated his 83rd birthday at his favorite place, Starbucks.
Important to note, Arevalo only speaks Spanish and suffers from Alzheimer’s disease. Family describes him as being 5’7″, weighing around 150 pounds and will respond to being called Guadalupe, Pepe and/or Lupe.
His family is now consoling each other after their patriarch has been missing for four days.
Esnelia Vargas is hoping someone in the community has spotted her father while he in desperate need of his medicine.
“We just need him home safe. Please help us…he just needs to be home safe,” Vargas said.
Berwyn police have also used blood hounds in multiple locations in attempts to find him.
Arevalo was last seen wearing a green colored flannel shirt, Cubs baseball hat, Eddie Bauer brand blue jeans with a flannel lining and black shoes (a flyer with pictures of Arevalo in the matching hat and photos of the matching shirt and shoes can be found at the bottom of this article).
If you or someone you know has information that can help find Arevalo, Berwyn PD asks you to reach out to them at (708) 795-5600.