Man, 81, Missing After Hospital Release

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(Eddie Brunson)

CLEVELAND — Arrangements were made for an 81-year-old leaving the hospital to get back to his Cleveland home, but something went wrong.

Now an endangered missing adult alert has been issued for Eddie Brunson.

According to the Ohio Attorney General Missing Persons Unit, Brunson was last seen Tuesday leaving University Hospital around 6 p.m.

A caretaker sent a bus to pick him up, but the man got into the vehicle of a supposed acquaintance instead.

The acquaintance said he watched Brunson, who has dementia, walk into his home.

Now authorities need your help to find him.

Brunson is 6’1″ with gray hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information should call the Cleveland Division of Police at (216) 623-5262.