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Raleigh Authorities Search For Missing 71-Year-Old Man

Posted July 11, 2005 3:53 a.m. EDT

— The Raleigh Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a 71-year-old man.

Police say William Robert Rochelle walked away from his residence on Martin Luther King Boulevard on Sunday morning.

Rochelle is about 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs approximately 160 pounds. He is described as being frail, with a thin build and thinning hair.

Police said Rochelle also requires medication, which he does not have with him, and may experience seizures.

Anyone with information that might be helpful to investigators should call the Raleigh Police Department's Detective Division at

(919) 890-3555