UPDATE: Silver Alert cancelled, 76 year old found safe

This photo we received from police is 20 years old

By News Staff


Police have cancelled the Silver Alert for 76-year-old Paul Keeling. The VA Hospital Police have confirmed that he was found in Vermont and is okay.

The alert was issued yesterday after he went missing and was last seen boarding a bus outside the VA Medical Center in Providence on Chalkstone Ave at 10:45 AM.

He was described as a white male, 5’10”, weighing 170 pounds, with gray/balding hair and brown eyes.

He was last seen wearing blue jeans, red long sleeve shirt, a blue flannel over shirt, and a dark colored baseball cap. 

Police say he has symptoms similar to dementia. He is insulin-dependent, on pain medication and is in need of dialysis treatment.

He was also hard of hearing and visually impaired.

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