MEDFORD, Ore. —
UPDATE: Missing senior 77-year-old Erik Laursen has been located and returned home safely, according to MPD.
"He has been found safe and returned home. Thanks for the help," the department said in a Facebook update on Wednesday morning.
(Updated 9/12/18 at 9:30 a.m.)
INITIAL REPORT: Police are looking for the public's help in locating a senior man who has been missing since Sunday, according to the Medford Police Department (MPD).
77-year-old Erik Laursen was last seen on Sunday evening around 6 p.m., walking near the intersection of Crater Lake Avenue and Stevens Street in Medford.
Laursen suffers from moderate dementia, MPD said in a Facebook post.
The missing man normally wears glasses, and was last seen wearing a white "Amerititle" baseball cap, a blue puffy down jacket, jeans and tennis shoes. Laursen is thought to be about 5'9" and 160 pounds, with short white hair and roughly 5-6 days' growth of white beard.
Laursen's ID/wallet should be in his left-front pocket.
If located, please contact Medford Police at 541-770-4784.
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