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ALTON, Ill. - An elderly man who left his assisted living facility Thursday night and went missing has been found safe, the Alton Police Department said.

Eighty-two-year-old Keith Eads didn't return to his residence at Glenhaven Gardens after leaving to have dinner in Dow, Illinois, according to Emily Hejna, a police spokeswoman. A caregiver at the facility contacted authorities.

Eads was located in Columbia, Illinois Friday afternoon..

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