The Maryland State Police has issued a Silver Alert as the Bowie Police Department searches for a possibly armed missing 81-year-old man.
Poilce say that David Francis Gormley was last seen on Wednesday morning in the 12000 block of Kembridge Road in Bowie. Authorities say he suffers from various mental deficiencies.
Authorities say that Gormley may be carrying a .38-caliber Smith & Wesson handgun.
Gormley was last seen driving a faded blue 1998 Toyota Corrola with Maryland registration. The license plate number on his car is 5CK H24.
He is described as 5'7" and 110 pounds with gray hair and blue eyes.
Anyone with information on Gormley's whereabouts is asked to contact Bowie Police at (301) 575-2480 or to call 911.