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Police: Missing man with dementia found safe

Posted at 9:59 PM, Feb 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-11 07:36:16-05

UPDATE: Police say John Cooper was located safely around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday near M-96 in Augusta. Dispatchers said they received a tip from someone who saw him in the area. John was looked at by doctors and then returned home to his family, authorities said.

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. -- Battle Creek police are asking for help locating an 82-year-old man with dementia.

John Cooper was last seen on Monday around 5 p.m. in the area of 424 Upton Avenue in Battle Creek.

last seen wearing khaki pants, a tan hat, plaid shirt and a camo coat. He is approximately 5' 8" and weighs 180lbs.

Police say Cooper has the onset of dementia and gets confused easily. If you have any information call 269-781-0911.