PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Officials from the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System say a patient who was reported missing has been found.READ MORE: Firefighters Battle Blaze At Armstrong Co. Assisted Living Facility
George Warheit, 71, left the VA’s Oakland facility, unaccompanied, at 4:35 p.m. on Wednesday.READ MORE: Edinboro Student Hospitalized After Being Stabbed In The Head
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.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Weather: Chances Of Saturday Showers