Police: Missing 85-year-old man found safe

By Keith Dunlap - Graham Media Group

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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