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Missing elderly Newport News man with dementia found safe

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Posted at 10:55 PM, Aug 31, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-01 06:35:55-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Newport News Police Department announced that it located a missing elderly man safe and unharmed.

Around 8:08 p.m. Friday, police were dispatched to the 600 block of Cobblestone Circle in reference to a missing adult with dementia. A family member of 77-year-old Carlton Branch told police Branch was last seen at the home around 3 p.m. Friday.

Branch was reported safe at 11:59 p.m.

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