FOUND: Silver Alert – Rocco Pesola

Rocco Pesola has been located, unharmed.

Below is the original alert.

Suffolk County Police have issued a Silver Alert for a missing Stony Brook man who suffers from dementia.

Rocco Pesola, 89, of 39 Knolls Drive, was last seen leaving a family member’s home in St. James to return to his residence on October 15 at approximately 1 p.m. Pesola is white, 5 feet 9 inches tall, approximately 180 pounds with brown eyes, an olive complexion and white hair. He was driving a 2015 Nissan Rogue with NY plate BVY 6910. He was wearing a blue vest over a flannel shirt with khaki pants and sneakers.

Detectives are asking anyone with information on Pesola’s location to call 911 or the Sixth Squad at 631-854-8652.

As a reminder, Silver Alert is a program implemented in Suffolk County that allows local law enforcement to share information with media outlets about individuals with special needs who have been reported missing.