Missing 73-year-old Darlington man found safe

DARLINGTON, SC (WBTW) -The Darlington City Police Department says the 73-year-old man reported missing Thursday night is now safe.

According to Lt. Maureen Valazak, 73-year-old James Hunter went missing from Walmart in Darlington around 4:30 p.m. Thursday. Lt. Valazak confirms Friday morning that Hunter was located in the area shortly after being reported missing.

There was a particular concern for Hunter as he suffers from Dementia and Alzheimer’s. Police also say he is blind in his right eye.

Hunter is now home safe, according to his wife, who spoke with News13 on the phone Friday morning.