Silver Alert cancelled, Portsmouth man found safely


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.

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