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.READ MORE: Police Arrest Man After He Drives Onto Mineta Airport Tarmac
Police said staffers were working to reunite Prokopaki with his family.
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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.READ MORE: UPDATE: Many in East Bay Still Without Power
Thank you, everyone, for helping with this effort. Stay well! https://t.co/8OgiKE6bBB
— Santa Clara Police (@SantaClaraPD) October 14, 2020