PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (WPRI) – Portsmouth Police have cancelled a Silver Alert that was issued Saturday morning, reporting that 79 year-old Charles Murphy was located safely.Below is the original story on the alert:
Police have issued a Silver Alert for a missing 79 year-old man.
Charles Murphy of Portsmouth was last seen Friday night at about 10:30 as he was leaving a residence in West Warwick to go home. Police said he never arrived.
He was last seen driving a silver 2013 Mercedes C300 with Rhode Island registration 629461.
Murphy is six feet tall, weighs 195 pounds, has blue eyes and gray hair. Police do not have a description of what clothes he was wearing.
Murphy reportedly sufferes from the beginning stages of dementia, according to police.
Anyone with information should call the Portsmouth Police Department at 401-683-0300.