Missing Chicago man last seen in Evanston

Julian Gerez, Reporter

A Chicago resident who has been missing since Dec. 31 was last seen in Evanston, police said.

Walter Smith, who lives in the 6400 block of South Claremont Avenue, was last seen near Presence Saint Francis Hospital, 355 Ridge Ave., on New Year’s Eve, the Chicago Tribune reported.

“We have the release that Chicago Police sent out with his picture and frequent hangouts,” Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. “Officers have been given copies and are on the lookout for him.”

Police described Smith, 49, as a black man with black hair and brown eyes who is 6 feet tall and weighs 230 pounds,.

Chicago police are asking anyone with information to call detectives at (312) 747-8380.

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