Missing West Valley City man who suffers from dementia found safe

Posted at 7:29 PM, Nov 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-12 22:27:12-05

missing-man-wvcUPDATE: Police in West Valley City confirmed at 8:25 p.m. Saturday that Robert King has been found and is safe.

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WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — Police in West Valley City are asking the public for help Saturday as they search for a missing man who suffers from dementia.

Robert King, 76, was last seen in the area of 2500 South and Redwood Road around 1 p.m. when he walked away from a care center, according to West Valley City PD.

King suffers from dementia. He was wearing a blue sweatshirt and gray paints. He has shaggy gray hair and facial stubble. The man stands 6-feet tall and weighs 260 pounds.

Anyone who sees King should call police dispatch at 801-840-4000.