Man, 73, missing in Niagara Falls and in need of his medication


Published February 7, 2023 at 9:47 pm

There is concern for the well-being of a missing senior in Niagara Falls, who has not been seen in nearly 36 hours and may be without vital medication.

The Niagara Regional Police (NRPS) issued a bulletin regarding the search for 73-year-old Gerald Evan Secord, who was reported missing today. Secord was last seen at a Morrison St. and Portage Rd. area bank at 11:15 a.m. on Monday (Feb. 6). The police say, “Gerald left the bank on foot and has not been seen since.”

The latest update included still images from security cameras.

“Gerald requires regular medication for treatment of a medical condition,” NRPS stated. “The police are concerned for his welfare. ”

Secord is described as five-foot-nine and 160 pounds with a slender build. He has blue eyes, wavy grey hair, and grey facial hair.

At the time he was last seen, Secord was wearing a black three-quarter length coat; dark winter gloves; blue jeans; a black, grey and white golf shirt; a brown long sleeved collared shirt; a black tuque, and black shoes.

Anyone who may know the location of Gerald Evan Secord, or may have spotted him should contact the NRPS Communication (dispatch, 905-688-4111). Anyone with information that may lead to Secord’s location may also phone the NRPS Niagara Falls office (905-688-4111, option 3, ext. 1022200.)

Members of the public who wish to provide information anonymously can contact Crime Stoppers of Niagara online or by calling 1-800-222-8477.

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