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Missing Alden man found safe in Tennessee

An Alden man missing since Wednesday was found safe late Thursday night in Tennessee, State Police reported.

An alert issued Thursday described 75-year-old John W. Millard as a vulnerable adult with dementia last seen driving his gray 2006 Ford truck on the Peace Bridge.

Police reported Millard was found safe around 11:30 p.m. at a welcome center in Jellico, Tenn. without his medication and was being evaluated at a hospital as a precaution.

Police believe he got confused and drove south through Cincinnati and Lexington, Ky. When police received tips on Millard’s possible whereabouts, they extended the alert to states as far south as Georiga.