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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Officials from the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System say a patient who was reported missing has been found.

George Warheit, 71, left the VA’s Oakland facility, unaccompanied, at 4:35 p.m. on Wednesday.

george warheit VA Patient Reported Missing Found Safe

(Source: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs)

VA police initiated a full search of the facility and did not locate him. Warheit was considered to be at-risk due to a diagnosis of severe dementia.

Early Thursday morning a VA spokeswoman said Warheit had been located, and was safe. No additional details were being released.

 

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