Missing 72-year-old Youngstown man found safe

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A Missing Adult Alert was canceled Wednesday.

Police said Phillip Placko, 72, left his home on Bancroft Ave. at around 8:50 p.m. Tuesday and had not returned.

Authorities were concerned because they said Placko is diabetic and has dementia; he needed his medications.

Thankfully, on Wednesday, authorities said Placko had been located and is safe.

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