Police: Elderly man who suffers from dementia found safe

Police: Elderly man who suffers from dementia found safe

Robert Lee Brown

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by WCNC.com Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on December 4, 2012 at 11:40 AM

Updated Saturday, Nov 2 at 9:27 AM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte-Mecklenburg police found an elderly man who suffers from dementia on Tuesday afternnon.  

Police had been searching for 78-year-old Robert Lee Bowden who went missing from his residence on Lyttleton Drive late Monday afternoon.

Bowden left his home between 2:30 and 3:45 p.m. on Monday. Bowden suffers from dementia, which he was diagnosed with in the summer of 2011. 

Bowden left his home in a dark blue 2004 GMC Sierra truck with North Carolina tags STR-8536.

Police said Bowden has been reunited with his family, and he did not suffer any injuries. Authorities have not said where Bowden was found.

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