Police locate 88-year-old man who went missing while running errand on Thanksgiving

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GARFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio -- Police in Garfield Heights located an elderly man who went missing after leaving home to run an errand on Thanksgiving.

Joseph Forbes, 88, left his home in his car at about 4:15 p.m. Thursday. He was headed to Walgreen's at Turney and McCracken in Garfield Heights.

Before he was entered as missing, he was seen by Twinsburg police asking for directions back to Interstate 480. His wife told police he has dementia and gets confused easily.

Shortly before 11 p.m. Friday, police said Forbes was found safe.

 

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