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April 19, 2014

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Missing 80-year-old with Alzheimer’s found safe by RTC bus driver

John Collier, 80, has been missing since Tuesday, Sept. 25.

John Collier, 80, has been missing since Tuesday, Sept. 25.

A public bus driver located an 80-year-old man with Alzheimer’s disease who had been missing since Tuesday, Metro Police said.

Police issued a news release Thursday afternoon asking for the public’s help locating John Collier, who was last seen walking Tuesday morning in the area of North Buffalo and West Vegas drives.

A Regional Transportation Commission bus driver recognized Collier about 8 p.m. Thursday night and notified authorities, police said. Collier was safely returned to his family.

Authorities did not say where the Collier was found.

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