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YAKIMA SHERIFF’S OFFICE
PRESS RELEASE

Incident: Missing Person
Date: June 30, 2012
Time: 1330 Hours
Location: 300 Block Lakes Lane Selah, WA
Incident # 12C09153

Synopsis:

On June 30, 2012 at 1330 hours The Yakima County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the location in reference to a missing person. It was reported that an 88 year old male who suffers from Alzheimer’s and Dementia had walked away from his residence.

Deputies from the Sheriff’s Office conducted an immediate search without success. At about 1530 hours Yakima County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue was called in. Mobile and Ground Teams responded as well as one K-9 Search Dog. A total of twenty volunteers responded for the search.

At about 1645 hours a citizen reported that he had located a disoriented male near Brown Lane and Hawks Point in Selah. Deputies confirmed the identity as the missing subject. The subject was suffering from mild dehydration but otherwise in good condition. He was transported by ambulance to Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital as a precaution.

The family of the missing man has requested that no names be released.

There is no further information available.

Yakima County Sheriff’s Office
Sgt. John Durand

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