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Man found safe after Silver Alert

BAKER COUNTY, Fla. – A 73-year-old man was found safe Monday after the Baker County Sheriff's Office issued a Silver Alert.

Charles Nelson Hodge suffers from dementia and requires medication for his blood pressure, which he did not take Monday, deputies said.

Hodge is retired but previously worked for Old Dominion Freight Line as a truck driver.

Baker County Sheriff's Office officials announced just before 1:30 p.m. that Hodge had been found safe.