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87-year-old man with dementia missing in Fairhaven area

Bellingham Police tweeted this photo of Liberato “Bob” Trotta.
Bellingham Police tweeted this photo of Liberato “Bob” Trotta. Courtesy to The Bellingham Herald

Authorities and family members are asking for help finding an 87-year-old man with dementia who apparently left his home in the Fairhaven area about 10 p.m. Monday, Bellingham police tweeted early Tuesday.

Liberato “Bob” Trotta is described as white, about 5-foot-4 and 140 pounds. He was believed to be on foot, wearing a black coat and dark pants.

Trotta may not be able to respond verbally, police tweeted. Police gave no further information.

A missing person report on BPD’s daily activity log from 11:36 p.m. Monday lists an address on the 400 block of Chuckanut Drive North, in the Edgemoor neighborhood south of Fairhaven Park.

He had not been found as of 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Anyone with information about Trotta should call 911.

Robert Mittendorf: 360-756-2805, @BhamMitty

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