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Project Lifesaver helps police locate missing 78-year-old in Niagara Falls

He was located safely in less than one hour, police say
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On April 30, 2021 at approximately 1:16 p.m., 2 District (Niagara Falls) uniform officers and the Traffic Enforcement Unit, with the Niagara Regional Police Service, attended the area of Willoughby Drive and Weinbrenner Road in the city of Niagara Falls in response to a missing person call.

Information received was that a 78-year-old male had gone for a walk, however, had not returned home. Further information revealed that the missing male was enrolled in Project Lifesaver and that he was wearing his bracelet when he left his residence.

At approximately 1:50 p.m., officers equipped with radio frequency based tracking systems attended the area.

At approximately 1:58 p.m., the missing person was located on Weaver Road through the use of the Project Lifesaver equipment. The missing person was brought back to his residence safely.