Irmo Police looking for missing person

The Irmo Police Department is currently looking for assistance in locating Karl Hess.  Mr. Hess suffers from dementia and walked away from Harbison Shores assisted living facility during the early morning hours of May 4th, 2022. 

Mr. Hess is 73 years old and has issues with speaking because of his condition.  He is 6ā€™2ā€ and weighs 200 pounds.  He has gray hair and blue eyes and was last seen wearing a red jacket and dark in color sweatpants.  It is possible that he is not wearing shoes.  Anyone that sees Mr. Hess is encouraged to call 911 or contact the Irmo Police Department at (803) 785-2521.