A Silver Alert has been issued after an 82-year-old man walked away from his nursing home early Wednesday morning.
William "Sonny" Tichenor left the nursing home on Center Ridge Road sometime after 1:30 a.m.
Tichenor is 5'9" and weighs 215 pounds. He has blue eyes, white hair, and a tattoo of a woman's name on his left forearm. He was wearing a light blue shirt, jeans, a jacket of unknown color, and moccasins.
Tichenor, who suffers from dementia, has spoken in the past of going to Cleveland or New Orleans.
If you see Tichenor, call the Westlake Police Department at 440-871-3311 or your local police department.