Aurora police looking for missing man

  • John Vella Jr.

    John Vella Jr.

Updated 6/28/2020 9:23 AM
Editor's note: Authorities reported about 9 p.m. Friday that John Villa Jr. had been found

Police have asked for help finding an 87-year-old man last seen Friday afternoon near Mercy Hospital in Aurora

John Vella Jr. is 5 feet, 8 inches tall and weighs 160 pounds, according to a news release. He has brown, graying hair and was wearing a black fleece jacket, blue jeans, and flip-flops or sandals.


Police said Vella has a condition that places him in danger.

His last known location was on the 600 block of North Plum Street at 1:25 p.m. He was driving a white 2004 Chrysler Concord four-door sedan with Illinois license plate AK98575.

If you have information regarding his whereabouts, call the Aurora Police Department at (630) 256-5525 or dial 911.

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