Elderly Mesa man with dementia found safe - Tucson News Now

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Elderly Mesa man with dementia found safe

Melvin Wright, 88, of Mesa (Source: Mesa Police Department) Melvin Wright, 88, of Mesa (Source: Mesa Police Department)
MESA, AZ (CBS5) -

Mesa police say they've found a 88-year-old man with dementia who disappeared from his Valley home early Wednesday afternoon.

Mesa police said Melvin Wright was found safe, as of 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Wright was last seen about 1:15 p.m. near Broadway Road and Power in Mesa.

He moved to Mesa from Illinois about three weeks ago and was not familiar with the area, police said.

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