Elderly hospital patient has been found

Last updated 15:25 13/12/2013

Relevant offers

Hutt Valley

Roy Mataki claims self defence when siblings knifed, one dead, in Upper Hutt Balloons fly as Wainuiomata toddler Ataahua Journey Harris-Timoti gets final send-off Pomare sub-division not the dream that residents hoped for Kat the Upper Hutt dog walker who loves her job Hutt South MP Trevor Mallard supports boy racer caught clocking up 210kmh in highway race Police hunt for armed Featherston man Califf Anthony Dickson in Wellington region Alleged bail absconder Mathew Kidman beamed in for court appearance Fire in Upper Hutt hills burns through two hectares of bush Relief on the way after Hutt Valley's near-record temperatures Wellington region sizzles as summer temperatures top 30 degrees Celsius

An elderly dementia patient who went missing from Hutt Hospital has been found at his Upper Hutt home.

Police appealed to the public for sightings of the 73-year-old man after he was last seen at the hospital at 1pm.

A Police spokesman said they found him after making a third call to his Plateau Rd home.

He was uncertain whether he had taken a bus or whether he might have caught a lift from the hospital.

Ad Feedback

- The Dominion Post

Special offers
Opinion poll

How many coffees do you have a day?

5 or even more

3-4

2

1

Anything from 1-5.

Don't touch the stuff.

Vote Result

Related story: Coffee as we know it at risk of dying

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content