Chief Michael Ricciardelli and the Saugus Police Department report that a 78-year-old Saugus man who was missing for several hours on Wednesday was found safe in Somerville.
On Tuesday, July 27, at approximately 2 p.m., Saugus Police received a report that a 78-year-old Saugus man was missing.
Saugus Police began an immediate search, and were assisted by Massachusetts State Police, the Northeastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council, Revere Police and Somerville Police.
The 78-year-old was located in Somerville about 5 p.m. He was not injured, and was reunited with his family.
“I want to thank community members, Somerville Police, Revere Police, Massachusetts State Police and the Northeastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council for their assistance,” said Chief Ricciardelli. “We are pleased we were able to locate this individual thanks to cooperation with our law enforcement partners and the public.”