Columbia police are asking for the public's help in locating Harold Kenneth James.
James, who suffers from dementia, was last seen Tuesday around 1pm. The 80-year-old went missing from his home at the Finlay House in Columbia's Five Points.
He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a green leather jacket and brown loafers. James is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 95 pounds.
Temperatures are expected to drop below freezing Wednesday-Thursday overnight.
Anyone with any information is asked to call the police department at 803-545-3500.