FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – The Fort Wayne Police Department conducted a water rescue Saturday morning in the search for a missing man.

Steven Clemmer

Police are asking for the public’s help to find 81-year-old Steven Clemmer, a man missing from north Fort Wayne. Clemmer is described by police as having short gray hair, brown eyes, weighing 145 lbs and measuring 5’6″. He was last seen wearing a beige Oxford button-down shirt and brown or blue-colored pants.

Clemmer was last seen walking in the area Friday around 8 p.m. Police confirmed to WANE 15 Clemmer has Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, and said he may appear confused.

There was a police presence in the 1500 block of Sevan Lake Court during the water rescue. Police said they were covering their bases by searching the pond behind the house.

WANE 15 talked with neighbors who said Clemmer goes missing “often” and police are at the house “frequently.”

Indiana State Police declared a Silver Alert for Clemmer around 11:30 a.m., saying he is believed to be in extreme danger and may require medical assistance. 

Anyone with information on the missing man is asked to contact FWPD at 260-427-1222 or 911.