SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash.-- Spokane County authorities continued their search Thursday for an elderly man missing for about one week. They planned to launch AIR 1 Thursday afternoon and search through remote areas of Spokane County.
Samuel H. Counts, 71, disappeared last Friday, Nov. 23, from Spokane Valley while driving to the grocery store. Counts suffer from dementia.
Search crews hope to locate his car, a 2012 KIA sedan, and also plan to distribute a missing person’s flyer of Counts statewide.
Counts was last wearing a red and black jacket, jeans and white tennis shoes. He is six feet tall and weighs 170 pounds.
Anyone who sees Samuel Counts or his vehicle is asked to call 911