SANTA CLARA (CBS SF) — An elderly man who went missing in Santa Clara has been found safe after the California Highway Patrol issued a Silver Alert Wednesday.
Santa Clara police said 88-year-old Michael Prokopaki, who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease, was located in Sunnyvale at approximately 12:15 p.m. Wednesday. He had been last seen Tuesday shortly before 5 p.m. when he drove away from his Santa Clara home.
Police said staffers were working to reunite Prokopaki with his family.
SCPD is pleased to share Mr. Prokopaki was located in Sunnyvale at approximately 12:15 p.m. on 10/14/20. Our staff are working to reunite him with his family.
Thank you, everyone, for helping with this effort. Stay well! https://t.co/8OgiKE6bBB
— Santa Clara Police (@SantaClaraPD) October 14, 2020