Nova Scotia

Police find missing Fall River man

An elderly man with Alzheimer's disease is safe after disappearing from his Fall River home Thursday night.

An elderly man with Alzheimer's disease is safe after disappearing from his Fall River home Thursday night.

William Henry, 76, was reported missing just after 8 p.m. from his home on Highway 2.

RCMP and a Halifax Ground Search and Rescue team scoured the woods and roads of the Halifax-area community. The rescue effort was based at the Saint John United Church in Fall River.

A Metro Transit bus driver spotted Henry sitting under a tree on Ilsley Avenue in Burnside at 2 a.m.  He called police.

RCMP said Henry was in good shape and didn't need any medical treatment.

He was taken home immediately.

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