Silver Alert issued for 74-year-old New Britain man missing for more than 1 week

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NEW BRITAIN — A man from New Britain hasn’t been seen for more than a week.

According to police, Robert Avakian, 74, went missing on December 22. Police issued a Silver Alert that day, but reissued it on Monday since he has been missing for so long.

Avakian is described as a white man, about 5-foot-8, 140 pounds with gray hair and brown eyes.

If you see him or have information about his location, please call 860-826-3000.