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Police Search for Missing Pahoa Man

July 13, 2015, 3:27 PM HST
* Updated July 13, 3:32 PM
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A 59-year-old Pahoa man is being sought after by the Hawai’i Police Department after he was reported missing.

According to police, the man, who has been identified as Terry Ward, was last seen at 6 p.m. Saturday at Mahukona Beach Park in North Kohala.

Authorities say he has a medical condition that requires medication.

Ward is described as 5-foot-2 and 85 pounds. He has brown eyes and long black hair with a gray goatee. He walks with a can and has a tattoo of a totem pole on one of his arms.

When he was last seen, Ward was wearing blue jeans, brown moccasins, and no shirt. He was carrying a blue backpack that contained a red-white-and-blue jacket with the words “Army National Guard” on the back.

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Anyone who has information regarding Ward’s whereabouts is asked to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311.

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Those who wish to maintain anonymity may call the Big Island Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300.

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