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Police: 61-year-old with dementia who was reported missing has been found

A 61-year-old man who has been diagnosed with dementia is missing out of his Burlington home.
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UPDATE: The 61-year-old man has been found safe, according to the Burlington Police.

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ORIGINAL: BURLINGTON, Iowa — A 61-year-old man who has been diagnosed with dementia is missing out of his Burlington home.

Police said they are looking for Stanford Tate, who is described as a black man, standing 6-feet tall, and weighing 150 pounds.  He has been missing from his North 9th Street home since about 1 a.m. on Tuesday, December 31.

He was last seen wearing blue jeans, brown slippers and a heavy blue coat with a white stripe and the hood over his head.  He walks bent over at the waist.

Police said Stanford also has paranoid schizophrenia.

If you see him, call 319-671-7001.

WQAD has reached out to police for a photo.

Police: 61-year-old with dementia who was reported missing has been found