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Man with dementia reported missing in Aurora found safe, police say

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Posted at 8:21 AM, Jun 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-23 19:22:25-04

AURORA, Colo. — A man with dementia who was reported missing since Monday afternoon has been found safe, Aurora police said late Tuesday afternoon.

On Monday around 2:30 p.m., a 69-year-old man — who was only identified as Edward — left his home along the 9900 block of E. Florida Avenue.

When he went missing, he was wearing a white shirt, blue sweat pants with a white stripe, and black sandals. He was described as a bald man standing about 5 feet, 8 inches tall. He weighs about 190 pounds.

In a tweet shared at 4:47 p.m. Tuesday, Aurora police said Edward had been found safe and thanked the community for helping to spread the word.