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Silver Alert issued in Kern County for missing 78-year-old

Posted at 4:34 PM, Jan 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-20 14:56:01-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Officials are asking for the public's help in locating an at-risk 78-year-old missing since Wednesday.

Joe Jackson was last seen in Lancaster wearing a black hat with the words "vintage dude" on it, according to a California Highway Patrol Twitter post.

Jackson is described as a white man, 5 feet, 10 inches tall, weighing about 160 pounds.

A Silver Alert has been issued in Los Angeles, Ventura, Kern and San Bernadino counties, according to CHP.

Anyone with information is asked to call 9-1-1.