Missing senior with Alzheimer’s found safe: Saanich Police

Missing senior with Alzheimer's found safe: Saanich Police

Saanich police say the missing 78-year-old man who was reported missing the afternoon of Sunday, Oct. 15, has been safely located.

“Thank you to those who provided assistance including BC Transit and local Search & Rescue crews,” police said in an update around 7:40 p.m.


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Saanich police are seeking help from the public as they search for a missing senior with Alzheimer’s who hasn’t returned home.

The man, 78, went out for a walk with his dog around 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, in the Cadboro Bay and Telegraph Cove area, according to police in a release around 6 p.m.

He still isn’t home.

He’s a Caucasian man standing 6’1″ tall with a slim build and thin white hair. He was wearing glasses, blue jeans and a black and blue windbreaker with a plaid shirt underneath. His dog is a medium-sized black and white mixed breed.

Anyone who sees him is asked to call 911.

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