Man with dementia, other medical issues reported missing since Wednesday

Photo of James Brian Whittum
Photo of James Brian Whittum(Clarkesville Police Department)
Published: Feb. 4, 2023 at 12:50 PM EST
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CLARKESVILLE, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - Clarkesville police officials have asked for the public’s help in locating a missing elderly man with dementia and other medical issues.

Authorities say James Brian Whittum suffers from dementia with short-term memory loss and other medical issues and is believed to be disoriented.

Whittum was last seen driving a 2018 silver Toyota Highlander with a Georgia Purple Heart tag #WV912E on Highway 34 near Peachtree City.

Officials say if you’ve seen this vehicle or know of Whittum’s whereabouts, please contact 706-778-3911 or dial 9-1-1.