Missing 83-Year-Old Jesse Jones Last Seen at Busboys and Poets for Birthday Lunch

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    Jesse Jones

    D.C. police are looking for an 83-year-old man last seen Tuesday in the 1000 block of Fifth Street NW.

    Jesse Jones went to lunch at Busboys and Poets for his birthday and walked away from the establishment, according to the Alzheimer's Association National Capital Area Chapter.

    Jones suffers from dementia and high blood pressure and may need medication.

    Jones stands 5-feet-7-inches tall; weighs about 160-165 pounds; and has a medium build, medium complexion, white and grey hair, and brown eyes. He was wearing a navy blue windbreaker, navy blue pants and a black fedora.

    The former chief warden of the D.C. Jail, Jones was one of the first African-American officials in Mayor Walter Washington's Department of Corrections.

    Anyone with information about his whereabouts should call police at 202-727-9099, 202-576-7597 or 911.