Missing Person at Risk Due to Dementia

Date Posted: May 27th, 2021 @ 4:13 PM
Last Updated: June 7th, 2021 @ 3:02 PM
Missing Person William Christian

The Oakland Police Department is requesting assistance from our community members and the media in locating William Christian, a 71-year-old missing person at risk.

BACKGROUND: Christian was last seen on May 25, 2021, at approximately 8:00 PM, at his residence, when he drove away in a beige 1997 Ford Explorer. Christian is an African American male, 71-years-old, 6’1, 180 pounds, black hair, and brown eyes. Christian is in good physical condition and at risk due to dementia. He was last seen wearing a tan jacket and blue jeans.

This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Christian, is asked to contact the Oakland Police Department, Missing Persons Unit at (510) 238-3641. For more information, please contact the Media Relations Office at 510-238-7230 or opdmedia@oaklandca.gov.

Media Contacts

Felicia Aisthorpe
Police Officer (PERS)
Police Department
faisthorpe@oaklandca.gov

Johnna Watson
LGBTQ Liaison
Police Department
jawatson@oaklandca.gov

Paul Chambers
Strategic Communications Manager
Police Department
pchambers@oaklandca.gov

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