Police: Missing Kalamazoo man with dementia found safe

Posted at 3:07 PM, Sep 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-18 03:31:56-04

Robert E. Sumney

KALAMAZOO, Mich. – Police in Kalamazoo say they have located a missing man with dementia who went missing Monday.

Police say Robert E. Sumney, 74, of Colon, Michigan was last seen Monday morning at 11:00 a.m. as he left Bronson Hospital in Kalamazoo.  He reported told other that he was going to drive to Minnesota and has not been seen since.

According to officials, Sumney suffers from dementia and is easily confused. He may become agitated if he gets confused and he also is known to carry a handgun.

Sumney is described as being 6’2″ with a medium build, wavy gray hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a beige shirt, black jeans and black shoes. He was driving his white 2015 Buick Verano with Michigan license plate DXZ 3579.