HOUSTON -

Police are asking for help as they search for a missing elderly man.

Houston police say Carold Hodges, 72, was last seen on July 20, 2013 at his home in the 300 block of Hamilton.

Officials say Hodges has lived at the location for several years. While he has been known to leave the residence for extended periods of time, in the past he has notified management when he does so. This time he did not.

Police describe Hodges as a white man, 5 feet 7 inches tall and 130 pounds with blue eyes and gray hair. He also has a scar on his left cheek.

Anyone with information about Hodges’ whereabouts should call the HPD Missing Persons Unit at 713-731-5223.