LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- The Franklin County Sheriff's Office requested the activation of a Silver Alert on Friday afternoon.

75-year-old Gerald D. Pierce was last seen in Ozark on December 27 around 7:30 p.m. He was wearing blue jeans and a brown leather jacket.

Pierce is described as 5'9” and 185 pounds with blue eyes and brown straight short hair. Authorities say that he may be armed and could be traveling in a 1998 red Chevy S10 with Arkansas license plate 360VYL.

Anyone with any information should contact the Franklin County Sheriff at 479-667-4127.

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