Police call off search for West Greenwich man reported missing

Frank Bergheimer (Police photo)

Police called off a search Friday for an 81-year-old Coventry man who hasn’t been seen for days.

Investigators said Frank Bergheimer has dementia and that he hasn’t been seen or heard from since Wednesday evening.

Officials coordinated the search from the fire station on Nooseneck Hill Road in West Greenwich. The area they were searching is about 5 miles away near the park-and-ride lot on New London Turnpike.

Bergheimer was last seen at the parking lot, where his car was left with the keys inside.

The search effort included surveillance by helicopter, plane and drone.

Police described Bergheimer as a white man who has gray hair and hazel eyes. He is 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 163 pounds.

If you see Bergheimer or know his whereabouts, contact police at 401-444-1068.

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