Missing Minneapolis man found in van belonging to Boys and Girls Club

December 06, 2018 10:56 PM

A man with dementia who was reported missing Wednesday night is now safe and sound.

Minneapolis police say 78-year-old George Horn was found early Thursday about two miles away from where he was last seen.
Horn was found in a van that belongs to the Phelps Park Boys and Girls Club. 


"We have tented windows. I had to get really close, really close to look in," said Mark Graves, director of the Phelps Park Boys and Girls Club. "That's when I saw him sitting in the passenger side not moving."

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Graves said it appeared Horn was sleeping in his van.  

"As soon as they [were] able to assist him out of the van they knew kind of who he was," Graves said. "Officers quickly got an ambulance here for him."

Authorities were concerned for Horn's well-being due to the fact he suffers from dementia. Police said Horn walked away from the Ebenezer Care Center around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. 

"I just feel so much better that he's safe," Graves said.

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