Dayton Police say man's disappearance is 'suspicious'

Dayton Police issue alert for man who's been missing since December 22 (Photo: Dayton Police/ MGN)

DAYTON, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) - Dayton Police are asking for help to find a man they say hasn't been seen or heard from since December 22.

James Briscoe, 41, suffers from mental health and substance abuse problems. According to police, he was not taking his medication at the time he went missing. Police consider his disappearance suspicious. Briscoe was last seen in the area of Sherman and Josie Streets in east Dayton. He was wearing a flannel shirt, blue hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans. Briscoe is described as a white male, 5'8", 165 pounds and has a medium build.

Police say he has not reached out to communicate to anyone since December 22 and has missed family functions that he would normally attend. If you have any information on where he may be, you're asked to call Detective Williams at 333-1264. You can also call Miami Valley Crime Stoopers and remain anonymous, that number is 222-STOP.

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