10/24/2013 06:36 EDT | Updated 12/24/2013 05:12 EST

74-year-old man missing from Rosemont

Montreal police are asking for the public's help as they search for a missing man. 

Sydney Wintle, 74, was last seen at about 11 a.m. on Oct. 23 in Montreal's Rosemont borough. 

Police said Wintle is prone to memory loss and his family is worried for his safety.

Investigators said the man often wanders long distances from home and he could be on the West Island. 

Anyone with information on the 74 year old's whereabouts is asked to call 911.