A patient who was reported missing from a Capital Health facility in Dartmouth was found safe Tuesday afternoon, according to Halifax Regional Police.

On Monday, Capital Health said Gary Wright, 59, left the facility without permission and that his clinical condition would deteriorate over time without treatment.

Wright was found at the intersection of the Bedford Highway and Kearney Lake Road around 12:50 p.m. on Tuesday.

Halifax Regional Police Const. Pierre Bourdages said a citizen recognized Wright based on the description released Monday by Capital Health. 

Wright was taken back to the Capital Health facility in Dartmouth.