Jacksonville man found safe 1 day after he was reported missing

Charles Edward Sapp, 76, was last seen about 6:30 p.m. Sunday.
Charles Edward Sapp, 76, was last seen about 6:30 p.m. Sunday. (Courtesy of Jacksonville Sheriff's Office)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A Jacksonville man diagnosed with dementia was found safe Monday, a day after being reported missing.

The 76-year-old man was last seen leaving his home on Old Middleburg Road South about 6:30 p.m. Sunday when he was reported missing, according to the Sheriff’s Office. The search for him came to an end shortly after 11 a.m. Monday.

“Thank you to all who assisted in disseminating the information to our community,” a Sheriff’s Office spokesman said in a news release announcing the man had been found.