Temple, Tx (KWKT) — Mr. Porter has been found.
Shortly after the broadcast of Mr. Porter's story by local media, the Temple Police received several tips that lead to the discovery of Porter.
At 6:20 p.m. officers found Thomas Porter, 79, walking in an alley near South 31st Street and Avenue M.
Mr. Porter was found safe and has been reunited with his family.
Temple Police were called to the 800 block of South 7th Street for a missing adult.
Thomas D. Porter, 79, was last seen today at his home on 7th Street around 11 a.m. Officers were told of his absence at 4 p.m.
Williams sufferers from the early stages of dementia and his diminished mental capacity is of great concern to authorities.
He was last seen wearing an orange or brown short sleeve shirt, blue jeans, and blue or grey athletic shoes with Velcro style fasteners.
Mr. Porter is 5'7" tall and weighs 170 pounds, he has gray hair, brown eyes, and though in his picture he wears glasses, it is believed that he did not wear them today.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Temple Police Department at 254-298-5500.