HESPERIA Authorities are searching for a missing 75-year-old man who walked away from his residential facility early Friday morning, San Bernardino County Sheriff's Hesperia station officials said.


John Michael Bruce was last seen at about 5 a.m. outside the Vine garden Residential Facility in the 18200 block of Vine Street when he went to smoke a cigarette, according to Sue Rose, spokeswoman for the Hesperia station.


Bruce has brown eyes and brown hair. He stands about 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs about 140 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white T-shirt, dark pants and a heavy blue jacket.


Anyone with information is asked to contact the Hesperia station at (760) 947-1500 or call Sheriff's Dispatch at (760) 241-4211.