UPDATE: The New Orleans Police Department has found Leita safe.
KENNER – Louisiana State Police are assisting the Berwick Police Department in their search for a 74-year-old man who was reported on Sunday.
Troopers are searching for Bruno Leita, Jr., who was seen on Sunday in Donaldsonville asking for directions back to Berwick. He was later seen around 6:15 p.m. traveling north on US 61 near West Pine Street in Gonzales in a white 2012 Toyota Tundra truck with a Louisiana handicapped license plate 411460.
As late as Monday around 2:15 p.m., State Police say Leita was seen in the Kenner/Metairie area wearing a camouflage jacket, jeans and a dark colored hat. He is described as 5’9’’ and weighs about 190 pounds.
Family members says Leita suffers from a medical condition which may impair his judgement.
Anyone with information on Leita’s whereabouts is asked to call the Berwick Police Department at 985-384-7710.