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Silver Alert canceled after Salt Lake City man located

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Posted at 2:31 PM, Aug 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-02 17:36:16-04

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City police canceled a Silver Alert for a missing man who suffers from Alzheimer's.

Ronald Weirda was last seen around 11 a.m., but was located shortly after the alert was issued.

Police said a person noticed Weirda was wearing a medical bracelet and called his family.

"Bracelets and GPS watches can be crucial to finding those who experience this type of memory loss," the department tweeted.