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updated: 7/23/2014 11:02 PM

Palatine police look for missing ill man

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  • Leon Joffe

      Leon Joffe
    Courtesy of Palatine Police Department


Palatine police are looking for a 63-year-old man they consider in danger.

Leon Joffe has bipolar disorder and was scheduled to stay at an assisted-living center in Palatine. But he left the center at 5 p.m. Wednesday and took a cab to O'Hare International Airport, according to a news release.

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Police say he can appear to be delusional and paranoid.

Joffe was wearing a beige sports coat, blue dress shorts, a plaid shirt and bright blue loafers with white stitching. He speaks with an English accent. He is 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs about 170 pounds.

If you have information, call (847) 359-9000.

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