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Vancouver Police searching for missing elderly man, medical distress possible

Vancouver Police Department.
Vancouver Police Department. VPD

Vancouver Police are looking for a missing elderly man who may be in medical distress.

Tao Ping Lee, 69, was last seen around 1 p.m. Saturday, when he left his home near Victoria Drive and E. 1st Avenue.

Lee is described as Asian, 5’3″, with a medium build. He is clean-shaven with short, straight black hair.

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He has difficulty speaking and walks with a limp as a result of a previous stroke.

Lee was last seen wearing a dark coloured long coat, dark sweatpants rolled up at the bottom with dark coloured loafer-style shoes.

VPD say there is no current photo to share of him.

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Police are asking anyone who sees Lee to call 9-1-1 and stay with him until help arrives.

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