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Pinal Co. deputies track, locate missing 89-year-old man

Posted at 3:49 AM, Sep 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-06 15:35:20-04

The Pinal County Sheriff's Office has found a missing Saddlebrooke man Thursday night after he was reported missing Wednesday morning.

Authorities say 89-year-old Ralph Dawson left with his walking cane at around 9:30 a.m., but did not take his wallet, keys or cell phone. Dawson does not have a history of Alzheimer's or Dementia but does have heart problems.

PCSO deputies say they found a shoe print believed to be Dawson's that evening about a mile and a half from his home. They found him about 300 yards from there at about 11 p.m.

Golder Ranch Fire District came in to help get Dawson to safety. He's now recovering at a local hospital.