Update - May 18, 2016 - The New York State Missing Vulnerable Adult Alert on behalf of the Suffolk County Police Department 6th Precinct for Charles Klinkenberg is now cancelled as of 10:51 am on May 18, 2016.
The original Silver Alert is below.
Middle Island, NY - May 18, 2016 - The Suffolk County Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for a missing elderly man from Middle Island.
Charles Klinkenberg, 78, was last seen at home on Robin Drive in Middle Island on Tuesday, May 17 at approximately 6:00 p.m. He left his residence for an unknown destination and is driving a white 2013 Chevy Cruz with a New York license plate DYJ7158.
Charles Klinkenberg is a 78-year-old missing vulnerable adult with dementia and heart disease and may be in need of medical attention.
Klinkenberg is described as a white male, 5 feet 10 inches tall, approximately 175 pounds. He has brown eyes, and short white hair. He was last seen wearing a black leather jacket with black jeans, a red shirt and white sneakers. He was also wearing eyeglasses.
WGT: 175 lbs.
Anyone with information on Charles Klinkenberg’s whereabouts is asked to call the Suffolk County Police Communications Duty Officer at 631-852-6410 or call 911.
As a reminder, Silver Alert is a program implemented in Suffolk County that allows local law enforcement to share information with media outlets about individuals with special needs who have been reported missing.