The Rockford Police Department is asking for the public's help finding a local man that has been missing since 6 p.m. Monday night. 


Manuel Zarate is 86 years old and suffers from Alzheimer's. He speaks only Spanish and was last seen in the 1900 block of Elm Street on Monday night wearing a grey t-shirt, blue pants with white stripes and a grey cowboy hat. Zarate is 5 feet tall and weighs about 150 pounds.

If you have seen Manuel, or have any information on his disappearance, please call the Rockford Police Department at 815-966-2900 and ask for Sergeant Nicosia.