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Missing 86-year-old man with severe dementia found safe

Published On: Mar 05 2014 03:50:51 PM EST   Updated On: Mar 06 2014 07:22:56 AM EST
John Howarth

Bensalem police said a missing 86-year-old man with severe dementia was found safe.

John Howarth left his home early Wednesday morning operating a 2010 Gray Ford Focus with the Pennsylvania license plate identification DYB-7908.

Howarth should not be operating a motor vehicle because his condition is deteriorating, police said.


Police in Bensalem said Howarth was found safe Wednesday in Delaware County.

Howarth is described as a white male 5’7", 175 pounds, gray hair, blue eyes, full gray beard, missing teeth and wearing dentures. He was last seen wearing a blue flannel shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call Bensalem Police at 215-633-3719.