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Police look for missing 72-year-old man (update: found)

Weather, medical conditions have family concerned for his welfare
2019-01-21 Missing Jorge George Vancea
Jorge 'George' Vancea photo provided by Niagara Regional Police

4 p.m. update

The missing male has been located and is safe with his family. Thank you to the public and members of the media for their support and efforts to locate him.

3:45 p.m. original release

The Niagara Regional Police is attempting to locate a missing Niagara Falls man.

On Jan. 21, 2019 at approximately 2:20 p.m., uniform officers responded to a residence in the area of McMicking Street and St. George Avenue for a report of a missing 72-year-old man.

Jorge "George" Vancea is believed to have left his residence on foot. His current whereabouts are unknown. He was last seen at approximately 1:30 p.m. on today's date.

Due to the weather and preexisting medical conditions the police and his family are concerned for his welfare.

Male described as:
    •    bald
    •    5'10", medium build

Last seen wearing:
    •    light Hugo Boss jacket, grey
    •    crochet hat, green/black
    •    pants, dark blue
    •    Winter boots, black

The public is asked to be on the lookout for this male.