JACKSONVILLE, Fla - An 85-year-old man was found safe after he disappeared Tuesday, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office announced Wednesday afternoon.
Police said they responded just before 2 p.m. Tuesday to Soutel Drive in reference to the missing man. He had reportedly last been seen about 7 a.m. while walking away from his residential facility, using his walker.
The man -- who typically walks around the area, but not far -- has been diagnosed with dementia and becomes disoriented at times, police said.
On Wednesday, the man was located, the Sheriff's Office said.
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