Update: Police locate missing man with dementia

Joseph Swoope Jr. (Huntsville Police Department)
Joseph Swoope Jr. (Huntsville Police Department)

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - Police have located a missing Hillsboro man with a medical condition.

Officials say 72-year-old Joseph Swoope Jr. walked away from the Brookshire Health Center in Huntsville Tuesday.

Swoope was receiving medical treatment at 10:30 a.m. He is diagnosed with dementia. He was located around 1:30 p.m. at the intersection of Governor's Drive and Whitesburg Drive. He was safely returned to the facility.

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