Missing man with dementia found safe

Missing man with dementia found safe
(Tacoma Police Department)

TACOMA, Wash. — Update: A missing 84-year-old man with dementia was found safe, Tacoma police said Sunday.

An officer spotted him and he was reunited with his family.

Original: Tacoma police are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing 84-year-old man with dementia.

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William Palmer was last seen at 1 p.m. in the 7800 block of South Sheridan Avenue.

Police said he is new to the area and is on foot.

Palmer is described as white, 5 feet, 10 inches tall, 210 lbs and has brown eyes, black hair and a black and white beard.

He was wearing a T-shirt and sweats.

Anyone who sees Palmer is asked to call 911.