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Missing man found safe

REDDING, Calif. - UPDATE 8:36 a.m.

Percy Carpenter, 83, has been found safe and will return to the Canyonwood Rehabilitation facility.

Police said he stayed the night at a friend's house and did not notify staff at the facility. He was located at approximately 7:30 a.m. Tuesday.

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ORIGINAL STORY

Police are searching for an 83-year-old missing man in Redding after he signed himself out from a rehabilitation center and never returned. 

An employee at the Canyonwood Rehabilitation facility reported that Percy Carpenter, 83, was missing at approximately 2 a.m. Monday morning.

The employee said Carpenter signed himself out at 6 p.m. and never returned, which was out of character for him.

Police said Carpenter is considered at risk because of his age and various health conditions.

He is described as a white male adult, approximately 5 ft. 8 in., weighing approximately 173 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black long sleeve shirt and jeans.

If anyone comes into contact with him, they are asked to call the Redding Police Department. 


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