Authorities search for missing 85-year-old man

Texas EquuSearch helping in search

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HOUSTON - Houston Police are searching for a Houston man missing since Saturday morning.

Investigators said Hulon Reed, 85, was last seen in the 7500 block of Kingsley in southeast Houston.

On Sunday, dozens of volunteers from Texas EquuSearch searched for Reed in an area around Park Place and Dover near the Gulf Freeway.

Reed's son, Hulon Reed, Jr., said he never expected anything like this to happen to his family.

"We just want to make sure that he's OK," Reed, Jr. said.  "This is something that we are not sure about what's going on, what happened, anything of that sort.  We just want to make sure he's OK."

Police said Reed is in need of his medication.  He was last seen wearing a red, zip-up jacket, tan pants and a blue baseball cap with white letters.

Anyone with information about Hulon Reed's whereabouts is asked to call the Houston Police Department's Missing Persons Unit at 713-731-5223.

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