UPDATE - FOUND SAFE: Public's Help Sought in Locating a Missing Medically-Endangered Southeast Portland Man

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September 06, 2013 15:20


Norris Newman has been found safe in Downtown Portland and returned to his care facility.



Detectives from the Portland Police Bureau's Missing Persons Unit are asking for the public's help in locating 73-year-old Norris Newman, who went missing on foot from his care facility, located in the 12700 block of Southeast Holgate Street, during the evening on September 3, 2013.

Newman is not his own legal guardian, and suffers from various medical conditions, including mild dementia, which, if left untreated, could endanger his welfare. He has no prior history of being missing, and needs to be returned to his care facility as soon as possible.

Newman is described as a white male, 73 years old, 5'7", 180 pounds, with thinning gray hair and brown eyes. He wears glasses and is missing all his teeth. There is no clothing description available.

Anyone who sees Newman is asked not to approach him, but to immediately call 9-1-1. Anyone with additional information about this case is asked to contact Detective Mike Weinstein, at (503) 823-0446.



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