Name :

MADEIRA, Antonio

Case : ON-MM-2022-07-02017


Date Of Disappearance : July 12, 2022
Location Of Disappearance : Toronto, Ontario
Age At Disappearance : 76 years
Height (estimate) : 165 cm (5’5”)
Weight (estimate) : 68 kg (150 lbs)
Hair Colour : Other – white hair; worn short; balding
Eye Colour : Hazel
Gender : Male
Race : Caucasian
Aliases : Unknown


Dental Information :

Missing teeth – missing one upper tooth

Medical Information :

Cognitive ability – living with the onset of dementia
Language – Portuguese, Italian and Spanish; speaks little English

Notable Identifiers :

Gait – walks with a limp (see video below)
Habit – walking with hands behind his back
Complexion – tanned

Facial hair – full white beard
Finger – index finger permanently curved; not fully extendable

Build – thin

Clothing/Jewelry :

Jacket – dark jacket with a white stripe on each sleeve (pictured)
Pants – light khaki pants
Footwear – white athletic/running shoes with dark colour on top
Headwear – multi-coloured with black, red and yellow baseball hat

Other Personal Items :

Wallet – old leather wallet with a sticker showing his name and address
Keys – various keys on his keychain

Additional Information :

Antonio was last seen some time between 10:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. on July 12th near Winona Drive and Mulberry Crescent. He is known to be a walker and frequently walks around his neighbourhood in the Oakwood-Vaughan area.

Although quiet by nature, Antonio does chat with residents in his neighbourhood. He speaks Portuguese and  understands Italian and Spanish. He speaks only a little English. He is also known to visit with friends outside the Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centrer located at 341 Oakwood Avenue.

The Toronto Police Service has released a video demonstrating Antonio’s gait. The video can be viewed here.

Residents both inside and outside of the Oakwood-Vaughan community are being asked to check areas on their properties where a person could take shelter.  This includes areas such as sheds, garages, factories, stairwells and construction sites.  Antonio is a former construction worker and is drawn to these types of sites.

At the time of his disappearance, Antonio was showing signs of dementia, but was yet to be diagnosed.  He may appear disheveled, confused or frightened.  If sighted, please call police, while keeping Antonio in sight.

Contact :

Toronto Police Service – 13 Division
By phone: 416-808-1300
By direct email:
Additional Details and Contacts

Case Reference : TPS 2022-1340042
Source Links : – August 5, 2022 Edition
Youtube – July 22, 2022.

Last Modified : August 5, 2022

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