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Update: Police locate missing man, 68, who has Alzheimer’s

UPDATE: The missing man was found safe and unharmed in Mount Olive Township early Thursday morning by Mount Olive Police.

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) –  Hackettstown police are looking for a 68-year-old man with Alzheimer’s who has been missing since Wednesday night.

Roy Mendez was last seen at his home on High Street on Wednesday, May 27, at 8:45 p.m. He is described as a Hispanic male, 5-feet 10-inches tall, 195 pounds, brown eyes and grey/black hair.

Mendez was last seen wearing a red shirt with “Coke a Cola” written on it, blue jean shorts and navy blue sneakers, police said.

Mendez left his residence walking his Boxer Bulldog and hasn’t returned, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Hackettstown Police Department at 908-852-3300.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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