PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a veteran who went missing from the veteran’s hospital in Pittsburgh’s Oakland section.

According to police with the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 59-year-old Edward Lanigan was last seen on Thursday at 2:50 p.m. in Oakland.

He used to live in the Pittsburgh area, including McKeesport, Millvale and New Castle. He and his family now live in Crystal Springs, Miss.

Police describe Lanigan as being six-feet tall and 185 pounds with gray hair and a beard.

He was wearing glasses, a baseball cap, a maroon hospital pajama shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information on Lanigan’s whereabouts is being asked to call the VA Pittsburgh Police Department at 412-360-6911.

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