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79-year-old reported missing from Charlotte airport now found

The man was supposed to be picked up by his family at the airport Sunday but he wasn't there. CMPD says he is in the process of being reunited with his family.
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Investigators with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department confirm a 79-year-old man who was previously reported missing from the Charlotte Douglas International Airport on Sunday has been found. 

CMPD said in a tweet he is in the process of being reunited with his family.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police were called to the airport for a welfare check when the man wasn't there when family members arrived to pick him up. Police said he was last seen gathering his luggage at their airport before his disappearance. Investigators said he has been diagnosed with cognitive and medical issues in the past. 

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