Elk Grove officials are asking for the community's help in locating a missing man who may be suicidal and armed with a handgun.
Jeffrey Ried, 51, went missing from his home in Elk Grove sometime between 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Thursday, according to a press release.
Police say he left behind his wallet, personal items, and a handwritten note and video "regarding his suicidal intentions."
A handgun belonging to Ried was also missing from his home, police said.
Officers searched for Ried Thursday night, but came up empty-handed.
Ried is "described as a Caucasian male adult, 5-foot-10-inches, 180 pounds, with gray hair and green eyes," according to the press release. "At this time, there is no information available regarding the clothing he was wearing."
Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the police department at 916-691-5246.