87-year-old St. Louis Park man found safe after being reported missing

A man who was reported missing late Thursday afternoon has been found safe, police say.

According to St. Louis Park officials, 87-year-old Charles Raymond Peterson was found around 1:30 a.m. Friday at a gas station located on Excelsior Boulevard. He had been reported missing around 4;15 p.m. on Thursday after he was last seen leaving his home around 10:45 a.m.

He has since been returned to his family.