Frederick County Sheriff's Office is searching for a 66-year-old man with a history of medical issues who went missing Friday.

Richard James Walton Jr. is described as a white man standing 5 feet, 9 inches tall, weighing approximately 175 pounds, according to the sheriff's office. He has brown hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a gray fleece jacket, red sweatshirt and dark-colored sweatpants around 6:45 p.m. Friday in the 5100 block of McLauren Lane in Frederick.

He drives a red, 2013 Kia Forte with a Maryland tag of 1BM7560.

Deputies are conducting a thorough search and ask if you know Walton's location or have any information to contact Det. Tim Moore at or call 301-600-1046 and reference case number 21-013444.

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