(Update 11 a.m.) — The man who was missing was found safe, according to an update from the county’s Swift911 system.

ITHACA, N.Y. — Local authorities were seeking the public’s help to find a missing 88-year-old man who has a history of dementia.

The man went missing from Longview at 1 Bella Vista Drive, Ithaca, sometime overnight or early Friday morning, according to an alert from the county’s Swift911 system. The man is white, 88, and was last seen wearing a gray shirt, black pajama pants, and black sneakers.

If anyone has seen this man, they are urged to call the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office at 607-272-2444.

Kelsey O'Connor

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