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GNR finds elderly man missing in São Bartolomeu de Messines

Photo by Dr Photo - GNR FINDS ELDERLY MAN MISSING IN SÃO BARTOLOMEU DE MESSINESThe GNR in São Bartolomeu de Messines yesterday located an 84-year old man who was reported missing the day before from his home in Carrasqueira, São Bartolomeu de Messines.

A family member reported his disappearance at 5:00 pm, stating that he had been missing since 9:00 am.

The following day the elderly was located by the police at the site of Barranco Longo, in the parish of Algoz-Tunes, about four kilometers from its home. He was visibly disoriented and showing signs of hypothermia. Medical assistance was called and the man was transported to the Hospital do Barlavento Algarvio, in Portimão, for observation.  He was discharged later the same day.

Original article available in Portuguese at http://postal.pt/