Hours after RCMP in southern Alberta asked the public for help finding a man with early onset dementia who was reported missing, police issued a news release to say he was found on Friday evening.
No further details were released about where or how he was found.
On Friday afternoon, Beiseker RCMP said 64-year-old Jack Doerr was reported missing from the Linden Lodge, a supportive living home in Linden, Alta.
On the same day, police received a report that a man was walking near Range Road 260 and Highway 583. The driver who called police said the man was confused and looking for a ride to Carstairs.
The driver confirmed to police that the man he saw was Doerr.
On Friday afternoon, police said they were conducting a search for Doerr involving Police Dog Services and asked people to avoid the area.