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Missing Elderly Man Reported to the Third District

by Paris Holmes

September 17, 2021

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Missing person/Runaway

Missing Elderly Man Reported to the Third District

NEW ORLEANS - The NOPD is requesting the public's assistance in locating Larry Rayford (pictured, DOB:10/21/1955) who was reported missing on September 16, 2021.

The reporting person states Rayford left his home, located in the 2300 block of Mexico Street, at around 7 p.m. and has not been seen since.  Rayford does suffer from Alzheimer's disease and dementia.

Rayford is described as standing 5'9" and weighing approximately 120 pounds. He was last seen wearing a striped sweater, black pants, and brown boots.  He is also described as having "salt and pepper" colored hair and the name "Rayford" tattooed on his arm.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Larry Rayford is asked to contact NOPD Third District detectives at 504-658-6030.